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Nursing and Health CareISSN: 2469-5823

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510124

Nurses' Experiences of Health Promotion and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases Related to Smoking

Ernelind N, BSN, Wirkensjö H, BSN, Pangastuti HS, BSN, MSc, Perdana M, BSN, MS, Widyawati W, BSN, MPH, PhD and Lepp M, RNT, PhD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 27, 2019

Three themes emerged from the analysis: Conceptions in relation to the patient and their family, conceptions in relation to the hospital and health care centers and conceptions in relation to the culture and policies. All nurses are working with health promotion and prevention of cardiovascular diseases related to smoking in one way or another. However, distinct guidelines and resources are missing....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510123

Relationship between Rare Earth Elements, Lead and Intelligence of Children Aged 6 to 16 years: A Bayesian Structural Equation Modelling Method

Wang Yongwei, Wang Dan, Huang Yi Na, Sheng Peijia and Yang Bing

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: May 06, 2019

Exposure to REEs and lead was assessed by analysing the scalp hair samples of children aged 6-16 years who lived in a rare earth mining area, by atomic absorption spectrometry. Intelligence was assessed using Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices. Bayesian Structural Equations were built to explore different patterns of associations between REEs and lead explore and children's intelligence, and the best-fitted one was selected for the most reasonable explanation according to DIC and BIC. In our ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510122

Nursing Students' eHealth Literacy in the U.S. and South Korea

Hyejin Park

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 26, 2019

Online health information is a critical resource for health information seekers and, thus, nursing professionals must be able to find and distinguish the quality of health information online to support patients and caregivers. This study evaluated perceived eHealth literacy skills among nursing students in the U.S. and South Korea. eHEALS was used to assess 169 undergraduate nursing students' eHealth literacy. The study results showed that nursing students lacked confidence in using online healt...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510121

Iron Deficiency Anemia in Infants of Hatta Suburb-UAE

Dileep Kumar, Zahid Nabi Qureshi and Mouza Saif Albadwawi

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 19, 2019

Worldwide burden of ID estimated to be 43% globally in 2011 and about 70% in Central and West Africa and 7-9% of USA children ages 1-3 years have iron deficiency (ID). Countries in high caloric nutrition switch have a high prevalence of overweight and obesity, a moderate prevalence of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies. Infants and children must obtain 30% of their daily iron from their diet to provide the necessary iron for new muscle cells and RBCs....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510120

An Assessment of Physical Activity, Exercise Self-Efficacy Level, and Stages of Behaviour Change among Adolescents in Turkey

Mucahide Oner and Hasret Yalcinoz Baysal

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 04, 2019

This research was conducted as descriptive. The study population consisted of 529 students attending at a high school. No sample selection method was used. The whole of the population was tried to be reached and the study was carried out with 500 students. The data for the study were collected using a personal information questionnaire, the Exercise Self-efficacy Scale Questionnaire, and the Exercise Stages of Change Short Form. The study found that 37.6% of the adolescents were physically activ...

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