International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 194

Table of Content: August 2011; 3(8)

August 2011

An appraisal of non-staff visitor involvement in bedside patient care in a specific hospital in the Midwest United States

  LA descriptive study was conducted to understand the prevalence of non-staff visitor presence in acute inpatient care settings. This paper also summarizes recent studies on the issues related to promoting efficient and effective care transitions and the recent movement of embracing family and non-family visitor involvement in patient care. This descriptive study was conducted in three inpatient care units of...

Author(s): Huey-Ming Tzeng and Chang-Yi Yin

August 2011

The effect of working conditions on the family, daily and social lives of the nurses employed at Çukurova University, Balcali Hospital

  This study is performed in order to specify the working conditions and the issues of the nurses working in Adana City of Turkey at Çukurova University Balcalı Hospital; and to examine the effects of these on their family, daily and social lives. This was a descriptive study applied by distributing the survey form on 15.02.2008 to 238 nurses, which was prepared by benefitting from the literature; and...

Author(s): Åženay ÇETÄ°NKAYA

August 2011

Long term effects of professional breastfeeding support - An intervention

  Professional support is important for women during pregnancy, but more research is needed to provide a better understanding of how this support affects the mother's experience of support and breast-feeding behavior the first days after birth and its relation to the duration of breastfeeding.  This study aims to evaluate the effects of a professional support during pregnancy in relation to...

Author(s): Anette Ekström, Kristin Guttke, Marika Lenz and Elisabeth Hertfelt Wahn