Research and Theory for Nursing Practice

Research and Theory for Nursing Practice is a nursing journal focusing on nursing research and theory

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, 2015

Factors for Sustainability of Evidence-Based Practice Innovations: Part I
The translation of research-based evidence into nursing practice has increased significantly over the past decade and has fostered the delivery of high-quality care, improved patient outcomes, decreased practice variability in care, and reduced health...
How to Accommodate Women with Mobility Limitations in Biological Studies
People with disabilities should be routinely included in research studies if there is no specific reason for their exclusion. Regardless, they may be inadvertently excluded because of the procedures of the study. By conducting a community-based biological...
Intervention Mapping Protocol for Developing a Theory-Based Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
Development of behavior theory-based health promotion programs is encouraged with the paradigm shift from contents to behavior outcomes. This article describes the development process of the diabetes self-management program for older Koreans (DSME-OK)...
Motherhood: A Discrepancy Theory
Motherhood is a highly anticipated and positive event for most women. Society has constructed many ideal images of motherhood, giving women standards to live up to, and many times setting them up for disappointment. When this disappointment occurs, an...
Self-Concepts of Exercise in Frail Older Adults with Heart Failure: A Literature Review
The co-occurrence of frailty and heart failure (HF) in older adults (65 years or older) can adversely affect the ability to engage in self-care management behaviors, which may alter self-concepts and decrease quality of life. Little is known about how...
The Meaning of Family Nursing Intervention: What Do Acute Care Nurses Think?
Understanding the concept of family nursing intervention from the perspective of practicing nurses is essential for implementing a family-centered approach in the acute care context. Data from this qualitative study were analyzed using a colloquial concept...
Theory Development and Application Emphasized in Current Issue
Articles presented in this issue of Research and Theory for Nursing Practice (RTNP) address a range of theory development and application strategies of interest to nurse scholars and professionals. Topics cover a range of subject matter and various clinical...
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