Research Papers/Topics in Nursing And Nursing Science

Predictors Of Substance Use Among Undergraduate University Students: A Cross Sectional Study, Dodoma Municipality, Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: Substance use in young people is significant public health concerns which need to be understood and addressed. Young adolescent is a period when substance use typically starts and patterns become established (NDARC, 2016). Objective: The study was aimed at determining predictors of substance use among undergraduate university students in Dodoma Municipal. Method: A cross-sectional study design was employed involving undergraduate university students aged from18 yea...

THE EFFICACY OF NON-DRUG THERAPY IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT

ABSTRACT This study sort to examine the effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) on pain intensity (PI), occurrence and control of negative thoughts in response to pain (OCNT) and quality of life (QOL) in breast cancer patients who were experiencing physical pain. A pretest post-test control group quasi- experjmental research design was utilised. Ninety patients with breast cancer who were; experiencing physical pain were randomly assigned to three groups. Experimental group I ...

Preparing Nurses for the 21st Century: Re-envisioning Nursing Education and Practice in Nigeria

Abstract The paper explores the current situation and future development of nursing education and practice in Nigeria and their influence on health care. This is necessitated due to the significant advances in biomedical science and in the complexity of health care, coupled with observed shortage of nurses and the numerous reports of unsafe and poor quality of patient care, which have served as precursors to the concerns about nursing education and nursing practice in developed parts...

Assessing Psycho-Social Challenges Of Women With Vesico-Vagina Fistula At National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State

ABSTRACTThis study was on the Assessing Psychosocial Challenges of women with Vesico-Vagina Fistulaat National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. Specifically, the three objectives ofthe study were to; assess how VVF affect the emotional health of patients, determine how theattitude of significant others affect their social health and determine some correlates of VVFamong the patients. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Reliabilitycoefficient of...

Choice Of Birthplace And Use Of Birth Attendants Among Child Bearing Women In Akanu, Ohafia Local Government Area, Abia State Nigeria

ABSTRACTBirth place and birth attendants during delivery are crucial factors in reducing maternal andnewborn morbidity and mortality. This study investigated the choice of birthplace and use ofbirth attendants during delivery and also the factors influencing these choices among childbearing women in Akanu, Ohafia community of Abia State. The need for this study arosebecause women attend antenatal clinic during pregnancy but do not come to the health facility todeliver their babies; they ...

Factors Influencing Mothers’ Decision To Deliver Outside The Health Facility Where They Booked For Antenatal Care: Phenominological Approach, Bayelsa State.

ABSTRACTOut of health facility delivery is highly challenging and competitive to health facility deliveryin many communities in Bayelsa State, as most women continue to engage in the practice.Therefore, the study is to explore in-depth, the factors that influence mothers’ decision todeliver outside health facility where they booked in Bayelsa State. Objectives were to (1)determine personal factors that inform pregnant mother’s decision to deliver outside the healthfacility of booking...

An Assessment Of Psychosocial Challenges Of The Elderly In Ibagwa-Aka Community, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area Of Enugu State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT.A descriptive survey design was used to assess the Psychosocial ChallengesinIbagwa-aka Community, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of EnuguState, South East Nigeria. The specific objectives of the were to: identify themental challenges of the elderly in Ibagwa-aka community; identify theemotional challenges of the elderly in the community studied and determined thesocial challenges of the elderly in the area of studied.Validated questionnaire wasused to administer the instr...

Factors Restraining Choice Of Nursing As A Career Among Male Sssiii Students In Enugu Urban

ABSTRACTThe various institutions offering nursing programmes have continued to witness very low male enrollmentwhile female enrollment continue to increase. This situation created the problem of sex stereotype, genderbias and lack of professional autonomy which could have been addressed if men were well represented innursing profession. This work therefore was aimed at determining the factors restraining choice of nursing asa career among male SSSIII students in Enugu Urban. The specific...

Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Care Of The Elderly Patients Among Health Workers In University Of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACTWith the global trend towards an increasing aging population, there is a corresponding increasein the health problems associated with elderly population especially in developing Countriesincluding Nigeria. With this increase in the growth of the aging population, the number of peoplethat will need health care will undoubtedly increase, which motivated this study. The study wasaimed to assess the level of knowledge, attitude and practice of care of the elderly patientsamong health...

Assessing Barriers To Maintenance Of Cold Chain (Bcg And Measles Vaccines) Among Primary Health Care Workers In Enugu Metropolis.

AbstractThis study assessed the barriers to maintenance of vaccine cold chain among primary healthcare workers in Enugu metropolis, Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive cross sectionaldesign. From a target population of 267 health workers in health centres in Enugu Metropolis, asample size of 176 health workers who met the inclusion criteria were selected for this study.Data were collected using two instruments: a 41 item researcher-developed questionnaire usedto elicit information o...

Passessment Of Retirement Preparedness Among Civil Servants In State Health Board, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe study was aimed at assessing the retirement preparedness among civil servants in StateHealth Board, Enugu. Four objectives and three hypotheses guided the study. A prospectivedescriptive survey design was used and the population of the study was 82 civil servants retiringbetween 2016 –2020 and they constituted the subject of the study. Responses were elicited fromrespondents using researcher’s developed questionnaire. The instrument was validated using faceand content val...

Evaluation Of Maternal Mortality And Perceived Challenges Among Midwives At Midwives Service Scheme Facilities In Benue State

ABSTRACTThis study evaluated the Maternal Mortality and Perceived Challenges among Midwives atMidwives Service Scheme facilities in Benue State. The objectives of the study were to determinethe recorded number of women that delivered at these facilities before and during theimplementation of MSS between 2006 and 2014, the maternal mortality recorded in the MSSfacilities before and during the implementation of MSS (2006 to 2009 and 2010 to 2014respectively), the causes of maternal mortal...

Knowledge And Attitude As Correlate Of Addherence To Premarital Sickle Cell Screening Among Adult Students’ Of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State

ABSTRACTPremarital sickle cell screening is a test done to screen intending couples in order to determinetheir genotype before marriage. This study investigated the knowledge and attitude of adultstudents of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka as correlate of adherence to premaritalsickle cell screening. A cross sectional descriptive research design was used for the study. Asample size of 370 adult students was drawn from an estimated population of 10,400 through aproportional, stratif...

Postnatal Care Practices Among Mothers In Three Rural Communities Of Yakurr Lga Of Crossriver state

ABSTRACTReports show that most maternal deaths occur during the post natal period, yet this is when coverageand programmes of maternal and child health are at their lowest along the continuum of carein the local government, state, country and African region at large. Therefore it is importantto investigate postnatal care practices carried out by mothers to reduce the trend. The aim ofthis is study was to assess postnatal care practices with respect to, perineal wound care,breast-feeding,...

Availability And Utilization Of Audio –Visual Aids Among Nurse Educators In Schools Of Nursing In Anambra State

ABSTRACTTeaching and learning activities are interesting when audio visual aids are used effectivelyand efficiently in a classroom teaching situation. A well planned and imaginative use ofaudiovisual aids in lessons should do much to banish apathy, and give students somethingpractical to see and do, and at the same time helping to train them to think things outthemselves. This study was carried out to investigate the availability and utilization of audiovisual aids among the nurse educa...


1 - 15 Of 327 Results