Global Journal of Nursing


Assessment and Prediction of the Demand for Long-term Care for the Ederly in China

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing Assessment and Prediction of the Demand for Long-term Care for the Elderly in China Gui Xiao-min1, Cao Yang2* 1female (1995-), master of social and management, China pharmaceutical university, majoring in medical and health policy, long-term care insurance. 2female(1966-), Ph.D., professor, school of international medicine business, China pharmaceutical university, research interests: medicine industry economics and policy. Objective: To explore the demand of long-term care in China. Methods: First, based on the data collected from multiple channels, the number of disabled elderly in China and the long-term care demand were predicted by the macro simulation demand model and markovdo state transition model. The second is to compare and analyze the implementation plan of the long-term care insurance system in China’s pilot areas, discuss the existing problems, and put forward Suggestions. Results: From 2020 to 2050, the number of disabled elders in China will rise from 33813 700 to 60 535 700, and the total long-term care costs will rise from 6.73 billion yuan to 29.12 billion yuan. Conclusion: In the future, China should build a multi-level long-term care guarantee system, actively explore the long-term care insurance system, and improve the long-term care service supply system. Keywords: Disabled elderly; long-term care; Demand ...

NURSING ASSISTANT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ORAL MUCOSITIS IN ONCOLOGY PATIENTS

Review Article of Global Journal of Nursing NURSING ASSISTANT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ORAL MUCOSITIS IN ONCOLOGY PATIENTS Santana J.C1; Barbosa I.C.L2; Melo R.R2; Santos T.C.L2; Silva L.D2; Rodrigues A.J.3 1Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem - UFPE; 2Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem – UNINASSAU. 3Professora Substituta do Departamento de Enfermagem – UFPE. Oral mucositis is a sequel of cytoreductive treatment induced by radiotherapy and / or chemotherapy, with signs and symptoms ranging from pain, swelling and burning sensation, to ulcerations in the oral mucosa. The nursing staff should be able to offer therapies that give the patient better quality of life, once because the professionals develops closer contact with the patient and family. To analyze the scientific evidences about nursing assistant in the management of oral mucositis in oncology patients. Integrative Review in databases LILACS, Scopus, SciELO, LILACS and BDENF with complete articles published in the last 10 years, in Portuguese, English and Spanish. It was demonstrated that nurses can provide treatments such as oral hygiene, administration of analgesics, cryotherapy, treatment of xerostomia, chlorhexidine rinses, sodium bicarbonate and other substances that promotes pain control in patients with consequent increase of quality of life. The impact of nurses’ actions in improving the patient, control of oral mucositis, as well as studies that generate strong evidence for the development and / or enhancement of new nursing care are aspects to consider this issue. Keywords: Nursing; Oral Mucositis; Oncology; Therapeutics ...

IMPROVING HEALTH SERVICES AFFECTING COPING MECHANISM OF THE FAMILY OF SKIZOFRENIA PATIENTS

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing IMPROVING HEALTH SERVICES AFFECTING COPING MECHANISM OF THE FAMILY OF SKIZOFRENIA PATIENTS Sugeng Mashudi1 Ah. Yusuf2 Rika Subarniati Triyoga3 1Doctoral Program Public Health Universitas Airlangga Surabaya, Indonesia 1Faculty of Health Sciences Universitas Muhammadiyah Ponorogo East Java Indonesia 2Faculty of Nursing Sciences Universitas Airlangga Surabaya East Java Indonesia 3Faculty of Public Health Universitas Airlangga Surabaya East Java Indonesia This study aims to determine the effect of health services on coping mechanisms of families with schizophrenia. The sample consisted of 260 family carers of individuals with schizophrenia in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia. Caregivers of families completed filling in the service factor questionnaire and coping mechanism questionnaire. Research on improving health services for coping mechanisms in family members of individuals with schizophrenia will help design interventions to improve coping mechanisms. Keywords: health services, coping mechanism, family, schizophrenia, Indonesia ...

Oncology Care Project with Inter and Multiprofessional Approach: Actions to Minimize Collateral Effects and Suffering, Caused By the Treatment of Chemotherapy

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing Oncology Care Project with Inter and Multiprofessional Approach: Actions to Minimize Collateral Effects and Suffering, Caused By the Treatment of Chemotherapy Nádia Larissa Henrique de Lima1 *; Gustavo Cavalcante Silva2; Monaly Vital Correia2; Mauricésar Barbosa2; Gabriel Amaral Souza2; Karol Fireman de Farias3 Objective: To report multi and interprofessional experience during extension actions aimed at minimizing the side effects and suffering caused by the treat-ment of chemotherapy. Methods: This is a descriptive study of the type of expe-rience report of the university extension project that focuses on the use of light technologies to cope with routine situations of care practice in an oncology sec-tor. Results: The side effects caused by antineoplastic drugs are part of the day-to-day treatment of cancer patients. Some side effects were listed with patients, such as dry mouth, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, alopecia, constipation and mouth with metallic or bitter taste from the antineoplastic. Through ingestion of healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, greens and cereals properly listed these unwanted effects can be minimized. Other actions such as music therapy help to alleviate suffering because it causes happiness and satisfaction. Conclu-sion: Health education is an important strategy to share knowledge, especially in the area of relieving suffering through complementary guidelines and thera-pies. Music is a therapeutic and playful instrument and influences the emotions and well-being of individuals. In addition, the actions of the Oncology Care pro-ject strengthen us as a human being and professional in formation. Keywords: Health Education, Medical Oncology, Nutrition Therapy, Nursing Care ...

Professor Viroj Wiwanitkit
Special Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand/ University Professor, Visiting University Professor, Hainan Medical University, Hainan China/Honorary professor, Dr DY Patil University, India/ Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Serbia/ Adjunct Professor, Joesph Ayo Babalola University.

Dr Ronald J. Burke
Professor Emeritus of Organization Studies, York University

Dr Yau Sui Yu
Assistant Professor (Nursing), The Open University of Hong Kong

Prof. John Victor B. Cabral
Departments of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Nutrition – International College of St. Anthony of Victoria – FAINTVISA

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