Global Journal of Nursing


Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing SPIRITUALITY IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PROFESSIONALS OF PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY IN RESPECT OF PALLIATIVE CARE Amanda Kamylle Cavalcanti Guedes1; Ana Paula Amaral Pedrosa2; Mônica de Oliveira Osório3; Thais Ferreira Pedrosa4; Eliane Nóbrega Albuquerque5; Maria Eduarda Pedrosa Bouçanova6 1Psicóloga Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof.  Fernando Figueira - IMIP e Mestranda em Psicologia– UFPE. 2, 3, 5 Psicóloga Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira – IMIP e Docente da Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde – FPS. 4 Psicóloga Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira – IMIP 6Acadêmica de Medicina da Universidade de Pernambuco-UPE Introduction: Spirituality in the context of illness is used as a coping mechanism by patients, family members and health professionals; allowing the creation of meanings and assisting in the subjectivation of individuals from contents transcendent to life. Objectives: Understand how spirituality is expressed as a coping mechanism in the face of the routine of health professionals working in the pediatric oncology context in the care setting palliative. Methodology: Qualitative study performed in a hospital-school in the city of Recife, a reference in the pediatric oncology treatment. Data collection was performed with 12 health professionals between August and October 2017. Data were collected through sociodemographic questionnaires and individual semi-structured interviews, recorded in audio and subsequently submitted to the Content Analysis technique. Results and Discussion: Spirituality was the coping mechanism most reported by health professionals. Participants meant working in pediatric oncology from the will of God, as chosen people for that mission, relating to the understanding of having a purpose for it. Regarding the practice of the profession before the patients in the process of treatment and palliation, spirituality is understood as the way to deal with the innumerable losses and deaths in the hospital setting. Conclusions/considerations: The presence of spirituality promotes quality of life and helps ...

Construction of Quality Assessment Indicator System for Respiratory Rehabilitation Nursing

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing Construction of Quality Assessment Indicator System for Respiratory Rehabilitation Nursing Hui Wang1, Shaoyu Mou1,*, Chunyan Diao2, Yanqiong Zhao2, Lian Xiang3 1School of Nursing, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China; 2Rehabilitation Branch, Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Three Gorges Medical College, Wanzhou 404120, China; 3Rehabilitation Branch, Chongqing Three Gorges Central Hospital, Wanzhou, 404000, China. Objective: In order to provide an effective method for the comprehensive and scientific evaluation of respiratory rehabilitation nursing, a nursing quality evaluation index system for respiratory rehabilitation was constructed. Methods: Based on the theory of structure-process-outcome three-dimensional quality model, indexes and weights of respiratory rehabilitation nursing quality evaluation at all levels were determined by using literature review, semi-structured interviews, Delphi method, and Analytic Hierarchy Process. Results: The response rates of the two rounds consultation were 100% and 93% respectively, and the authority coefficients of experts are 0.872 and 0.922. The coordination coefficients of expert opinions were 0.583, 0.498, 0.407 for the first, second and third-level respectively. The significance test value P was less than 0.01. The final indicator system is constructed with 3 first-level indicators, 9 second-level indicators, and 46 third-level indicators. Conclusion: The constructed respiratory rehabilitation nursing quality evaluation index system is not only reliable, scientific, comprehensive, and but also with outstanding specialty characteristics. It provides an effective strategy to improve respiratory rehabilitation nursing quality. Keywords: Respiratory Rehabilitation; Nursing Quality; Delphi Technique; Quality Evaluation ...


Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, ADHERENCE OF PATIENTS WITH MALARIA TREATMENT at TIMIKA, PAPUA Theresia Irnawati, Kristina Lisum Sint Carolus School of Health Sciences, Jakarta, Indonesia Malaria is an infectious disease that spread by the female Anopheles mosquito. The degree of malaria case in Indonesia, particularly in Papua shows that malaria is still the highest disease which even kills the patient. Patient’s knowledge and attitude are two factors of obstacles for malaria elimination program which one of the SDGs goal. The purpose of this research was to identify the correlation between patient knowledge and attitude with adherence level of malaria treatment in one of the private hospital in Papua. This research used the quantitative approach with the Cross Sectional design. The samples were 169 respondents determined by purposive sampling. The data collection had been used by questionnaire. The data analysis used Kendal’s Tau B formula. The univariate analysis result showed 63,9% of the respondent’s knowledge were in a low level, 71,8 % respondent’s had a negative attitude and 55,3% of the respondents were not obedient to their malaria medical treatment. The bivariate analysis showed, there was a significant relationship between the knowledge and adherence level of patients to malaria treatment (P value 0,000; α<0, 05), there was also a significant relationship between the attitude and adherence level of patients in malaria medical treatment (P value 0,000; α<0, 05). Health care provider will collaborate to provide medical information and educate through the media in order to uplift the adherence level of patients in malaria medical treatment. Keywords: Attitude, Knowledge, Malaria, Treatment adherence ...


Review Article of Global Journal of Nursing SUPPORT NETWORK FOR FAMILIES WITH MENTAL DISORDERS IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE: AN INTEGRATIVE LITERATURE REVIEW Maria Assunção da Silva Lemos¹* Milena Pereira da Silva² Nathália Barreto Januário Chaves de Figueiredo³ Ana Carla Silva dos Santos⁴ Aluska Mirtes de Queiroz⁵ ¹Graduate Student in Nursing at the University Center São Miguel; ²Graduate Student in Nursing at the University Center São Miguel; ³Nurse. Post-graduate / Lato Sensu in Public Health with emphasis on Health of the Family of the National Institute of Higher Education and Research -INESP; ⁴Physiotherapist. Master in Gerontology, Physical Activity and Health from the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro; ⁵Nurse. Master in Health Education – UFPE Introduction: With the Psychiatric Reform and the closure of some psychiatric hospitals, many patients who had been living in an asylum regime for a long time return to family life. The family then assumes a peculiar role in the monitoring and social reintegration of the mentally ill outside the hospital units. For this, it is necessary that health services in primary care are trained to provide adequate support to these families. Objective: to verify the support practices developed by primary health care focused on the family of the person with mental disorders. Methods: Integrative literature review of the last 10 years (2008-2018) using the database of the Virtual Health Library (VHL). Results: The study sample was composed of 11 articles. In the analyzed articles, it was identified that families still face difficulties in dealing with the person with mental disorders, requiring the support of the replacement network services in this process. Conclusion: It is necessary to invest more in these replacement services and better prepare their professionals so that they know how to deal with the family of the mental health patient. Keywords: Mental Health, Deinstitutionalization, Primary ...

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Assistant Professor (Nursing), The Open University of Hong Kong

Prof. John Victor B. Cabral
Departments of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Nutrition – International College of St. Anthony of Victoria – FAINTVISA

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