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Nursing diagnoses in patients with leukemia

Nursing diagnoses in patients with leukemia Courtens, A M PURPOSE. To identify and describe nursing diagnoses, their related factors, and defining characteristics, in hospitalized leukemia patients and to categorize these nursing diagnoses within Functional Health Patterns. METHODS. Content analysis of 15 nursing records and interviews with 7 oncology nurses working on a hematology/oncology ward in […]

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Nursing diagnoses and interventions used in home care in Korea

Nursing diagnoses and interventions used in home care in Korea Hur, Hea Kung PURPOSE. To identify and classify nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions used in home care in Korea. METHODS. Interventions for nursing diagnoses used with 123 home care clients were compared to the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) to determine the appropriateness of NIC for […]

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From risk for trauma to unintentional injury risk: Fall

From risk for trauma to unintentional injury risk: Fall – a concept analysis Schoenfelder, Deborah Perry TOPIC.Concept analysis of the nursing diagnosis risk for trauma. PURPOSE. To examine the nursing diagnosis risk for trauma and to specify the risk factors for falling. SOURCEs. Research and informational articles on falling, and NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and […]

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Exploration of factors inhibiting and supporting simultaneous use

Nursing diagnosis and nursing theory: Exploration of factors inhibiting and supporting simultaneous use Frisch, Noreen C PURPOSE. To explore the values and philosophies of nursing theories that inhibit the simultaneous use of nursing diagnosis and nursing theory. SOURCES. Published articles, books, book chapters. DATA SYNTHESIS. Four factors in the literature and reflected in practice may […]

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Case study: Care of the caregiver–family member with a chronic illness / Analysis

Case study: Care of the caregiver–family member with a chronic illness / Analysis / Commentary O’Connor, Linda J Case Study: Care of the Caregiver-Family Member with a Chronic Illness Linda J. O’Connor MS RN, C Linda J. O’Connor, MS, RN, C, is a Staff Nurse, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York. Tom is a 79-year-old […]

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ACENDIO

International nursing language news: ACENDIO Oud, Nico Austria. A special ACENDIO conference in Vienna, scheduled for 21 – 23 February, 2002, will focus on “a common language for nursing.” This is intended to be an international meeting on nursing classifications and standardization, and will reflect the current state of affairs. The following classifications will be […]

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Evidence-based practice in nursing

Evidence-based practice in nursing Simon, Jolene M A new paradigm or methodology for clinical practice is emerging across the disciplines-evidenced-based practice. Evidence-based practice has been defined as “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients” (Sackett, Richardson, Rosenberg, & Hayes, 1997, p. 5). Evidence-based […]

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Validation of the defining characteristics of body image disturbance in Japan

Validation of the defining characteristics of body image disturbance in Japan Ogasawara, Chie PURPOSE. To examine the validity of the nursing diagnosis body image disturbance and to specify its major and minor defining characteristics in Japanese culture. METHODS. A qualified sample of 149 RNs with an average of 10 years of clinical experience and knowledge […]

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Application of the Neuman systems model to teaching health assessment and nursing process

Application of the Neuman systems model to teaching health assessment and nursing process McHolm, Frances A TOPIC. A nursing theory framework for teaching health assessment. PURPOSE. To improve teaching of health assesment and nursing process to beginng-level baccalaureate nursing students. SOURCES. The Assessment and Analysis Guideline Tool, published and unpublished literature, personal observation, and faculty […]

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Associate editors meet in Chicago

Associate editors meet in Chicago The NNN02 Meeting held recently in Chicago, IL, presented an opportunity for the Editor, Publisher, and most of the associate editors for international contributions to discuss journal efforts over the past 2 years and to determine our next steps in efforts to establish the journal as a truly international offering. […]