International Archives of

Nursing and Health CareISSN: 2469-5823


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510100

Investigation of the Violence and Violence Types against the Healthcare Staff Working in 112 Emergency Service

Leyla Yaka and Nalan Gordeles Beser

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 29, 2018

This study was conducted between the dates of December 2015 and June 2016 with 100 healthcare staff (physicians and other personnel) working in emergency service stations, in the chief physician department of 112, and in the command and control center of 112, all of which fall within the body of the Niğde Provincial Directorate of Health. Before conducting the study, written permission to perform the study was obtained from the Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University's Ethical Committee and the Niğ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510099

Ethnic Diversity and its Effect on Illness Perception and Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Ayala Gonen

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 29, 2018

Israel is a country with a mosaic of different cultures. All residents undergo a process of change and are united under a single culture. The study main purpose was to investigate whether Ethnic diversity have effect on illness perception and self-management of Type 2 Diabetes patients (DSMES) in Israel. The methodology used was a descriptive, exploratory design, 250 patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), born in Israel, or in the former USSR, aged 35-75, (response rate 80%). Two instrum...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510098

Perceptions of Turkish Nurses and Patients Regarding Individualized Care: A Comparison Study

Dilek Kucuk Alemdar and Yesim Yaman Aktas

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: September 20, 2018

Individualization of care signifies assessing each patient individually, considering patients' clinical characteristics, clinical situation, and personal life situation, and allowing them to have control over their own care decisions. The purpose of this study is to evaluate to what extent individualism is considered from the perspectives of both patients and nurses....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510097

WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Strategy and Alcohol Hand Rub Use is Effective in Reducing Hais and Antimicrobes in Developing Countries

Isata Victoria Mandoh, Sulaiman Lansana Mandoh and Jia Bainga Kangbai

Article Type: Systematic Review | First Published: August 10, 2018

A major problem in public health in developing countries is hospital-acquired infections for which hand hygiene of healthcare workers features as a critical preventive mechanism. In this study we seek through systematic review of extant literatures to identify the most effective hand hygiene approach practiced by healthcare workers in developing countries that leads to hospital-associated infection and antimicrobial reduction....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510096

Adherence to Therapeutic Regimen in Adults Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis: The Role of Demographic and Clinical Characteristics

Victoria Alikari, Maria Tsironi, Vasiliki Matziou, Fotoula Babatsikou, Kalliopi Psillakis, Evangelos Fradelos and Sofia Zyga

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 04, 2018

It is widely accepted that End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) entails significant changes in the patients' life. In addition, patients experience many changes that affect the outcome of the disease. Adherence to treatment regimen plays an indisputable role in the management of chronic kidney disease....

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