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