Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2020;33(4)

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Popularity of Nursing Profession among Career Choices]

KOMLÓSI Kálmánné, FERENCZY Mónika, GERÖLYNÉ Sipőcz Eszter, KARÁCSONY Ilona, SZABÓ László

[The aim of the study: The aim of our study was to assess the influencing factors in career choice of students in nursing education. Our quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional, questionnaire survey was conducted at a high school in Szombathely and on an internet forum between February 2018 and May 2018, with non-randomized targeted expert sampling. High school students currently in nursing education (N = 114) were selected and those who did not fill in the questionnaire were excluded. Data... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[The Impact of Stoma on Patient’s Relationship and Sexual Life]

ROZMANN Nóra , MERKL-ORAVECZ Mercédesz , TÓTHNÉ Rádai Viktória, PUSZTAI Dorina , SZUNOMÁR Szilvia

[To become a sufferer of some serious illness or chronic condition leaves a mark on the life of any person. In the case of patients with stoma, this is especially true, as in addition to the underlying disease that causes stoma, this changed life situation can cause additional difficulties and obstacles. The aim of our study was to assess the impact of the presence of a stoma on patients ’relationship and sexual lives. We further aimed to compare this group of patients with the relationship and... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Beliefs and Misconceptions about Vaccination]

INHOFF Edina, GYERGYÁK Kinga, ILLYÉS-KOVÁCS Anita, LUKÁCS Erzsébet , TURCSÁN Judit

[Vaccination is one of the most effective public health interventions against infectious diseases, especially against vaccine-preventable paediatric diseases. However, there are parents either delaying or refusing recommended childhood vaccination due to the fear of a ‘link’ between vaccinations and autism or other diseases. Religious objection is often used as an excuse to avoid the vaccination. Opposition to vaccination dates back to the Victorian age. Since the 18th century, fear and... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Role of Atrial Fibrillation in Stroke Prevalence: Implementation of CHA2DS2 – Vasc Risk Stratifi­cation Scale]

PAPP László, VIDA Nóra, BENGŐ Szilvia, KIS Tamás , GAÁL Gabriella, PETŐ Zsófia

[Introduction: Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability, therefore is an important public health concern. 20% of ischaemic cerebrovascular diseases are casued by cardiac-related embolism, wiith non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) as a major cause, and results in approximately 3-5-fold risk improvement. The aim of this study is to introduce the CHADS2-VASc scoring system, as an important tool in the estimation of stroke risk in AF patients. Recognition of AF and initiation... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Assessing the Nutritional Status of the Elderly using Standard Status Scales]

MADARÁSZ Ildikó, FERENCZY Mónika, PAKAI Annamária, SZEBENI-KOVÁCS Gyula, VÁRADYNÉ HORVÁTH Ágnes

[Aims of the study: assess the nutritional status of elderly patients in hospital wards. A prospective, cross-sectional, quantitative study was conducted in a department of a county hospital. In a non-randomized, targeted, expert sample, the target population was elderly patients over 65 years of age (N=100). Patients with cognitive dysfunction and end-stage patients were excluded from the study. According to the MNA, 46% of patients are malnourished and 47% are at increased risk. 55% of... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Acceptance of the Advanced Practice Nurse System among the Hungarian Society]

BÁNFAI Bálint, SAIN Henrietta

[Involving advanced practice nurses into the health care system can improve the quality of patient care. Our aim was (1) to measure the acceptance of of the advanced practice nurses (APN) in the Hungarian emergency care, (2) to determine a better nomenclature for APNs, (3) highlight the similarities between APNs and the paramedics in order to increase the admission. An online survey was used between September and November 2019. The questionnaire was filled out by Hungarian people >18 years. The... tovább »