International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 211

Table of Content: April, 2015; 7(4)

April 2015

Affective competency of Filipino nurses working in the hospitals of Taif City Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

This study aims to investigate the affective competency of Filipino nurses working in five hospitals of Taif City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Transcultural Self-Efficacy Tool (TSET) Kit was used. The strength of self-efficacy perceptions of the nurses within the affective constructs shows that the five highest scores shows their own cultural heritage and belief systems, difference within their own cultural group, their...

Author(s): Daisy Andal Vicencio, Adnan Amin Alsulaimani, Fred B. Ruiz and Hatim Ali Elsheikh

April 2015

Knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses toward pressure ulcer prevention in University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Borno State, North-Eastern, Nigeria

Pressure ulcers are areas of localized injury to the skin, underlying tissue or both, usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure or in combination with shear. They are common problem in health care and represent a significant burden on patients, their relatives and caregivers. Pressure ulcer prevention is of the quality indicators to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcer in acute care setting. The study...

Author(s): Uba, M. N., Alih, F. I., Kever, R .T. and Lola, N.

April 2015

“I am very much afraid of its side effects by listening to what people say”: Reasons Ghanaian women do not use contraception

There is a large unmet need for contraception in Ghana, despite many forms of family planning being highly available and a near universal knowledge of contraception among Ghanaian women. This study sought to qualitatively investigate reasons for low-use of contraception in Ghana. Interviews were conducted with 18 women being treated for complications resulting from unsafe abortions to ascertain their views on...

Author(s): Sarah D. Rominski, Emmanuel S. K. Morhe and Jody Lori