concept analysis

Publication Title: 
Hu Li Za Zhi The Journal of Nursing

"Mindfulness" is an emerging concept in the field of healthcare. Ranging from stress relief to psychotherapy, mindfulness has been confirmed to be an effective tool to help individuals manage depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other health problems in clinical settings. Scholars currently use various definitions for mindfulness. While some of these definitions overlap, significant differences remain and a general scholarly consensus has yet to be reached.

Author(s): 
Chen, Tsai-Ling
Chou, Fan-Hao
Wang, Hsiu-Hung
Publication Title: 
European Journal of Oncology Nursing: The Official Journal of European Oncology Nursing Society

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to test the previous proposed Preliminary Live with Love Conceptual Framework (P-LLCF) that focuses on spousal caregiver-patient couples in their journey of coping with cancer as dyads. METHODS: A mixed-methods study that included qualitative and quantitative approaches was conducted. Methods of concept and theory analysis, and structural equation modeling (SEM) were applied in testing the P-LLCF.

Author(s): 
Li, Qiuping
Xu, Yinghua
Zhou, Huiya
Loke, Alice Yuen
Publication Title: 
Journal of Advanced Nursing

AIM: To report a concept analysis of compassionate midwifery. BACKGROUND: Recently, compassion has been incorporated into United Kingdom nursing and midwifery language through strategy, policy, recruitment and education. Professional standards direct midwives to practise compassionately therefore the concept of compassionate midwifery exists, although this has yet to be explored as a concept in the UK or internationally. An understanding of what constitutes compassionate midwifery has the potential to increase midwifery knowledge and improve practice. DESIGN: Concept Analysis.

Author(s): 
MÈnage, Diane
Bailey, Elizabeth
Lees, Susan
Coad, Jane
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