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AIM This paper is a description of inductive and deductive content analysis. BACKGROUND Content analysis is a method that may be used with either qualitative or quantitative data and in an inductive or deductive way. Qualitative content analysis is commonly used in nursing studies but little has been published on the analysis process and many research(More)
AIM This paper presents a discussion of the use of confirmatory factor analysis to test nursing theory. BACKGROUND Theory testing is an important phase in nursing theory development. Testing of theory is intended to give more information about concepts and their usefulness in nursing practice. Confirmatory factor analysis is commonly used in instrument(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this systematic review was to describe the effects of health coaching on adult patients with chronic diseases. METHODS The reviewers searched electronic databases and performed a manual search for studies published from 2009 to 2013. The inclusion criteria covered health coaching for adults with chronic diseases by health care(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to construct a theory on an environment that would support the well-being of home-dwelling elderly people in northern Finland. STUDY DESIGN The study was carried out according to the phases of theory formulation using both qualitative and quantitative methods. METHODS The data of the first phase consisted of(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To analyse systematic review articles published in the top 10 nursing journals to determine the quality of the methods employed within them. BACKGROUND Systematic review is defined as a scientific research method that synthesises high-quality scientific knowledge on a given topic. The number of such reviews in nursing science has(More)
CONTEXT Learning in the clinical environment of healthcare students plays a significant part in higher education. The greatest challenges for culturally and linguistically diverse healthcare students were found in clinical placements, where differences in language and culture have been shown to cause learning obstacles for students. There has been no(More)
AIM The aim was to describe gerontological rehabilitation nursing in an acute hospital setting from nursing staff's points of view. BACKGROUND In the model of gerontological rehabilitation nursing, older people are active operators in their own rehabilitation process. It is the task of nursing staff, together with the patient, their relatives and a(More)
The aim is to describe the development of a middle-range theory by using an inductive-deductive approach. A theory of well-being supporting physical environment of home-dwelling elderly is used as an example. The inductive-deductive theory development process is described through four different phases: (1) the creations of concepts were described(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To investigate deficiencies in the institutional elder care that is being offered to residents of nursing homes in Slovenia. BACKGROUND Public criticism of the provision of elder care in nursing homes is growing all over the world, including in Slovenia. Many studies on this issue have been conducted, but seldom have assessed different(More)
AIMS To describe mentors' competence in mentoring culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students during clinical placement and identify the factors that affect mentoring. BACKGROUND Healthcare education is confronted by several challenges in a time characterized by globalization and increasing international migration. Nursing students from diverse(More)