Academic journal article Research and Theory for Nursing Practice

International Perspectives on Research and Conceptual Topics Shape This Issue

Academic journal article Research and Theory for Nursing Practice

International Perspectives on Research and Conceptual Topics Shape This Issue

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The final issue of Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, Volume 29, is composed of articles by authors from five different countries. These works include two articles that present analyses of concepts of interest to nursing and related fields. Remaining articles are quantitative studies.

In the lead article, Pariseau-Legault and Holmes of Canada present an analysis of the concept of intellectual disability. Arguing that advancements in science and society has altered our views and terms with reference to this concept, they offer a refined definition as well as an examination of implications for clinical practice with people having such disability.

From Israel, Ben Natan, Zilberstein, and Alaev report on a study of nursing students' expressed willingness to report for duty during a future avian influenza epidemic. This quantitative research describes factors positively and negatively affecting students' willingness within the framework of self-efficacy theory. Comparisons by gender and ethnicity are also revealed. This article offers implications for educational programs and health care institutions seeking to prepare a nursing workforce for the potential eventuality of a pandemic of avian flu. …

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