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: 210

Table of Content: June 2015; 7(6)

June 2015

Euthanasia: A fight for respect and autonomy

This study discusses an ethical dilemma on “Euthanasia”. The purpose of this study is to analyze the ethical controversies associated with euthanasia. This study will present an in-depth analysis of a clinical scenario with regard to the concept of health-related quality of life, patient’s autonomy, and other legal, social, and religious perspectives. A four quadrant approach is performed to analyze...

Author(s): Sehrish Pirani and Shirin Badruddin

June 2015

Systematic bladder scanning identifies more women with postpartum urinary retention than diagnosis by clinical signs and symptoms

This study aims to determine if systematic use of bladder scan accurately identifies more women with postpartum urinary retention compared with diagnosis using clinical signs and symptoms, alone. A prospective, quasi experimental study was performed at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, County Hospital Ryhov, Jönköping, Sweden. A total of 252 women participated in this study; they were women who gave...

Author(s): Marie Blomstrand, Roland Boij, Lennart Christensson and Peter Blomstrand,