Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2021;34(1)

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

[Improving the Quality of Life of People with Chronic Pain by means of Music Therapy]

BUDAI Éva, UHERECZKY Eszter, BENEDEKFI István, NÉMETH Anikó, DOMJÁN Andrea, LOBANOV Artyom

[Aim of the study is to assess the Quality of Life of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, who are living with chronic pain and explore what kind of experiences and attitudes they have to the music therapeutic pain relief. In the whole sample was 60 women with rheumatoid arthritis, whereof 12 people were admitted to the intervention group and 10 people to the control group. We examined socio-demographic, psychological Quality of Life variables, attitude to music and about their music therapy... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

[Trends in antibiotic use in ventilator-associated pneumonia in context of using closed suction system]

PETHŐNÉ Tóth Ibolya, AHMANN Mercédesz, SHAHOOD Hadel, BÁLINT Csaba, PAKAI Annamária

[The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of VAP in open and closed suction techniques and to determine whether closed suction techniques had altered the duration of combination antibiotic use. Quantitative, retrospective study was performed at the Central Anes­thesiology and Intensive Care Unit. A non-randomized, targeted expert study is aimed at patients in intensive care units with evidence of respiratory-related pneumonia. Data were collected from hospital records, the... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

[The history of Pediatric Nurse and Caregiver training. The role of the Heim-Nurses and Calmette-Nurses]

PERKÓ Magdolna, SÖVÉNYI Ferencné, FATÉR Zsuzsanna, OLÁH András

[In the early part of the 20th century in Hungary, the nursing and caregiver profession has evoled considerably, including the introduction of specializations. Pediatrician Sándor Szana, considered by literature to be founder of the training of Pediatric Caregivers, offered the first lectures in 1904 for 5 females. Later the National Stephanie Alliance came into being as a key organisation in this field from 1915. On the initiative of Pediatrician Pál Heim, the Stephanie Alliance started a... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

[Restless legs syndrome among pregnant women]

HORVÁTH Alexandra Mónika, KARÁCSONY Ilona Hajnalka

[Restless leg syndrome, more recently renamed Willis-Ekbom disease, is a condition that disrupts sleep and occurs more frequently in the pregnant population. In women with restless legs syndrome, night cramps, and excessive daytime sleepiness were more frequent. This syndrome is a common condition that is frequently unrecognized, misdiagnosed and poorly managed. Communication aim was to present a broad summary of the latest results of international literature. Severe and untreated syndrome not... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

[The Role of the Study Nurse in clinical trials]

SZABÓ Anita, KURUCZ-ASZTALOS Nikolett, DEMETER Zsuzsanna, PIKÓ Béla, DANK Magdolna

[The aim of this study: A brief summary of the role of the study nurse in the drug clinical trial. Based on the available literature and practical experience gained on clinical trials in cancer patients, we analyzed the role and expectations of study nurse. Due to a lack of knowledge about clinical trials, nurses are not or reluctant to participate in these. In practice, following the direction of clinical trial protocol, demanding nursing activity and accurate documentation are the basic... tovább »