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- 2Bottorff, J. L.
- 2Moore, Katherine N.
- 1Adams, Lisa Y.
- 1Adzovie,Elom N
- 1Al Sayah, Fatima
- 1Albers, Marilyn Kaye.
- 18Nurse and patient
- 10Narrative inquiry
- 9Adjustment (Psychology)
Around the world, cancer is a leading cause of death and the burden of cancer is expected to increase in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), where 82% of the world’s population resides. In these countries, which include Pakistan, aspects of the culture and traditions, inaccessibility to...
Background: Nurses are increasingly being challenged to preserve compassion while providing care in technologically rich practice environments. While compassion has been examined in the broader nursing literature and much work has been done to enhance nurses’ informatics competency, little is...
Exploring Urban Pakistani Muslim Midlife Women’s Experiences of Menopause: A Focused Ethnography StudyDownload
Midlife women experience physiological changes. These changes are mainly related to the pre-, peri-, and postmenopausal symptoms that have an impact on their physical and psychological well-being and their general quality of life. Midlife women from diverse cultures differ in behaviours,...
Moral Distress in Pediatric Intensive Care Nurses: Experiences with the Death and Dying of Child PatientsDownload
Background: Moral distress has been commonly understood in the literature to be when one knows the right thing to do but being unable to realize it. Research has indicated the consequences of such an experience can deeply affect the individual. Critical care areas are fraught with ethical issues...
Access to Reproductive Health Care for Internally Displaced Women in Northern Nigeria: A Critical EthnographyDownload
In Nigeria, Boko Haram terrorists and Herdsmen have forcibly displaced over one million women from their homes. These women are living in precarious circumstances with limited access to essential services. Grey literature shows that displaced women are predisposed to rape and unintended...
Understanding the Experience of Choice: An Interpretive Description Exploring the Experiences of Family CaregiversDownload
Over the last 20 years, policy has moved towards more patient-centered healthcare. Choice has been at the forefront of this agenda, including policy that outlines care for older persons. Currently, minimal research explores how choice is experienced by family caregivers helping older persons...
Evaluating the Implementation of Child Nutritional Policies: A Case Study of the Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in GhanaDownload
Abstract Malnutrition is a global issue with major public health implications. Close to half of all child deaths in developing countries are attributed to malnutrition. Under-five mortality rate is persistently high in Ghana where mortality rates stand at 47.9 per 1000 live births. Malnutrition...
Prevalence, Characteristics, and Unmet Needs of Unbefriended Residents in Alberta Long-Term Care HomesDownload
Background: Older adults who lack decision-making capacity and a willing or able surrogate to act as their representative are defined as unbefriended. These unbefriended older adults often require a public guardian and reside in long-term care (LTC) homes. Unbefriended LTC residents are at risk...
Barriers and Facilitators to Nurse Caring for Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Patients in Rural Emergency Departments in AlbertaDownload
As dialysis numbers continue to grow, more Albertans are choosing peritoneal dialysis (PD) as their primary dialysis modality. Home dialysis therapies and especially PD are known to offer decided advantages and can offer patients greater autonomy and satisfaction with health care than in-facility...
In the now vast literature on healthcare workforce utilization, the discourse on nursing team memb ers’ role contribution has mainly centered on the use of healthcare institutional goals and quantitative outcomes measures such a s healthcare cost, patients’ morbidity and mortality...