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Inocian, E.P., Cruz, J.P., Alshehry, S.A., Alshamlani, Y., Ignacio, E.H., Tumala, R.T. Professional quality of life and caring behaviours among clinical nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic , Epub ahead of print, 6 July 2021. Journal of Clinical Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15937
The importance of ensuring good professional quality of life and caring behavior among clinical nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic is underscored. Nursing leaders can utilize this baseline evidence and apply programs for clinical nurses to tackle professional quality of life issues and enhance caring behaviors.
Inocian, E.P., Nolfi, D.A., Felicilda-Reynaldo, R.F.D., Bodrick, M.M., Aldohayan, A., Kalarchian, M.A. Bariatric Surgery in the Middle East and North Africa: Narrative Review with Focus on Culture-Specific Considerations, Epub ahead of print, 28 June 2021. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, doi: https:// doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2021.06.015
A narrative review of published research studies on bariatric surgery in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, highlighting cultural and contextual aspects relevant to the care of bariatric patients who undergo surgery in this geographic area.
Inocian, E., Felicilda-Reynaldo R.F., Dillon, D., & Ignacio, E. (2021). Using Beers Criteria to Avoid Inappropriate Prescribing for Older Adults. MEDSURG Nursing, 30(2), 113-117
This article published in the official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) provides opportunity to earn Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) contact hours after completing the online learning activity evaluation. The American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria® can be used by nurses working in various healthcare settings to avoid potentially inappropriate prescribing among older patients. Nurses should be guided by the 2019 updated recommendations as there are several new modifications, clarifications of criteria, definitions, and explanations.
Kallmerten, P. S., Chia, L. R., Jakub, K., & Turk, M. T. Patient portal use by adults with heart failure: An integrative review. Epub ahead of print, 29 Mar 2021, Computers, Informatics, Nursing.
This integrative review uses the Health Information Technology Acceptance Model synthesize what is known about patient portal use by adults with heart failure to identify factors that can lead to acceptance of the technology and enhanced self-management.
Schreiber J. B. (2021). Issues and recommendations for exploratory factor analysis and principal component analysis. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 17(5), 1004–1011.
This commentary provides a brief mathematical review of exploratory factor analysis, the common factor model, and principal components analysis–including a helpful check list for researchers and reviewers.
Spigelmyer P., Winberg A., & Heyd M. (2021). Educating Post-Partum Women: Interventions to Improve Engagement. Clinical Nursing Research. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/10547738211018316
Young, C. M., Steers, M-L., N., Shank, F., Aris, A., & Ryan, P. (2021). Shyness and susceptibility to social influence: Stronger concordance between norms and drinking among shy individuals. Addictive Behaviors, 119, 106922.
Investigating the idea that shyness may make individuals more susceptible to social norms and influences, this study documents that shy individuals who perceive that others drink more heavily also drink more themselves.