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The importance of piloting an RCT intervention.
The pilot study provides a unique opportunity to identify and prepare for the challenges of evaluating an intervention. Ultimately, it will enhance the scientific rigour and value of the full-scaleExpand
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A dimensional structure of nurse-patient interactions from a caring perspective: refinement of the Caring Nurse-Patient Interaction Scale (CNPI-Short Scale).
AIM This paper reports the development of a short version of the Caring Nurse-Patient Interaction Scale. BACKGROUND Since the 1980s several instruments have been developed to assess externalExpand
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The Efficacy of a Motivational Nursing Intervention Based on the Stages of Change on Self-care in Heart Failure Patients
Background and Research Objective:Heart failure (HF) patients experience frequent episodes of decompensation. While medication and behavior change play a major role in maintaining physiologicalExpand
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Assessing nurse-patient interactions from a caring perspective: report of the development and preliminary psychometric testing of the Caring Nurse--Patient Interactions Scale.
While there is a large body of literature regarding caring in nursing and some measurement tools addressing the concept have been developed, limitations of existing instruments constrainExpand
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The multidimensionality of caring: a confirmatory factor analysis of the Caring Nurse-Patient Interaction Short Scale.
AIM This paper is a report of a study to evaluate the construct validity of the four-dimensional Caring Nurse-Patient Interaction-Short Scale using confirmatory factor analysis. BACKGROUNDExpand
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Community Services and Caregivers of à Demented Relative: Users and Those Perceiving à Barrier to Their Use
RÉSUMÉ Le but de l'étude consistait à identifier les facteurs liés à l'utilisation de trois services communautaires (centre de jour, répit à domicile et aide ménagère) et ceux liés à leur nonExpand
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Cross-Cultural Validation of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in U.S. and Peruvian Populations
The cross-cultural relevance of alexithymia, a psychological construct related to emotional expressiveness, is explored through construct validation using the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia ScaleExpand
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Clinical Implications of a Reduction in Psychological Distress on Cardiac Prognosis in Patients Participating in a Psychosocial Intervention Program
Objective The objective of this secondary analysis was to examine the relationships between a reduction in psychological distress and long-term cardiac and psychological outcomes in post–myocardialExpand
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Near-infrared Spectroscopy Monitoring During Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Tissue oximetry using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a noninvasive monitor of cerebral oxygenation. This new technology has been used during cardiac arrest (CA) because of itsExpand
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