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       Editor-in-Chief: Prof. D. Sapountzi - Krepia, BSc,MSc,PhD,RN,RHV

        Online version  ISSN: 1792-037X

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 Volume 13  Issue 1  January-April  2020

Table of Contents

EDITORIAL
pp: 1-3
Contemporary Issues in Cancer Patients’ Education
Author(s) Author(s) Maria Lavdaniti
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 4-14 
Psychosocial Factors at Work after the Implementation of Kinaesthetics in Elderly Care
Author(s) Paivi Stenman, Satu Elo, Pia Vahakangas, Virpi Hantikainen, Paula Salo and Marjo Suhonen
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 15-23
The Term ‘Critical’ Helps to Sharpen Consequences when Life is Threatened – A Hermeneutic Concept Analysis
Author(s) Elisabeth Gabrielsen, Unni Å. Lindström and Dagfinn Nåden
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 24-34
The Effect of Early Kangaroo Care Provided to Term Babies on the Maternal-fetal Attachment
Author(s) Coktay Zehra and Turk Rukiye
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 35-41 
The Examination of Sleep Quality and Pain in the Early Post-Operative Period in Chest Surgery Patients
Author(s) Besey Oren, Neriman Zengin, Gulccin Bozkurt and Hulya Ustundag
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 42-52 
Ethical Decision-Making Levels of Nurses and its Affecting Factors
Author(s) Selda Rizalar and Nazli Baltaci
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 53-60 
Comparison of the Efficacy of two Different Training Methods on the Surgical Safety Checklist: A Randomized Study
Author(s) Sena Melike Tasci, Elif Gezginci and Sonay Goktas
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 61-72  
Family-Related Characteristics and Childhood Obesity: A Systematic Literature Review
Author(s) Venetia Notara, Sofia–Panagiota Giannakopoulou, Evanthia Sakellari and Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 73-80 
Effects of Mechanical Bowel Preparation on Physiological Parameters of Patients Undergoing Elective Colorectal Surgery: A Quasi-Experimental Hospital-Based Study
Author(s) Mujgan Aydemir and Hossein Asgarpour
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 81-92 
Short Term Outcomes of Endovascular Vs Open Repair of Ruptured Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysms
Author(s)Christos Bekos, Andreas Hadjipolycarpou and Ilianna E. Armata
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 93-100 
Attitudes of Turkish Health Care Professionals toward Organ Donation and Factors Affecting Organ Donation: A Systematic Review
Author(s) Hesna Gurler and Ayse Topal Hancer
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 101-107 
The Relationship between Health Literacy and Medication Adherence in a Hypertensive Patient Population
Author(s) Hulya Firat Kilic and Sinem Dag
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 108-116 
Nurses Work Environment and Patients’ Quality of Care
Author(s) Ioannis Moisoglou Aris Yfantis, Petros Galanis, Aikaterini Pispirigou, Evangelos Chatzimargaritis, Athina Theoxari and Panagiotis Prezerakos
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 117-126 
Ethical Dimensions in Relation to the Increased Age of the Father in the Recommended Reproduction
Author(s) Photini Masoura, Alexandra Skitsou, Nikolaos Paparistidis, Elpiniki Biskanaki, Eleni Jelastopulu and George Charalambous
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 127-134 
The Frequency of Attending the Emergency Department According to Seasons and Working Hours
Author(s) Nurten Alan, Sevil Yilmaz and Leyla Khorshid
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 135-142 
Determining the Work-Related Strain Levels of Nurses and Influencing Factors
Author(s) Hatice Pekince and Hakime Aslan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 143-151 
Umbilical Cord Care Knowledge and Practices of Mothers attending Selected Primary Health Care Centres in Ibadan, Nigeria
Author(s) Ndikom Chizoma M., Oluwatosin, Fisayo and Oluwatosin O. Abimbola
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 152-162 
Maternal and Neonatal Factors Associated With Successful Breastfeeding in Preterm Infants
Author(s) Maria Daglas, Charikleia Sidiropoulou, Petros Galanis, Angeliki Bilali, Evangelia Antoniou and Georgios Iatrakis
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 163-170 
The Effectiveness of Training for Peripheral Venous Catheter Application in Intensive Care Units of a University Hospital
Author(s) Besey Oren and Ayse Cuvadar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 171-179 
Specialist Nurses’ Role Domains and Competencies in Specialised Medical Healthcare: A Qualitative Descriptive Study
Author(s) Krista Jokiniemi and Merja Miettinen
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 180-186 
Exercise Effect on General Health Status of Greek Cancer Patients: Intervention Effect and Related Comparisons
Author(s) Dimitra Papastergiou, Konstantinos Bonotis, Dimitrios Kokaridas, Nikolaos Digelidis and Asterios Patsiaouras
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 187-193 
Instruments Used to Measure Psychological Symptoms among Family Caregivers of Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Elderly Patients: A Systematic Review
Author(s) Tabootwong Watchara and Kiwanuka Frank
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 194-206 
Integrating Massage within Oncology Nursing Care: An Italian Pilot Study
Author(s) De Luca Enrico, Galizio Maddalena, Resta Daniela and Papaleo Luana
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 207-214 
An Analysis on Prevention Interventions: Lessons Learned
Author(s) Anna Wahl, Olaf Chresten, Jensen and Despena Andrioti Bygvraa
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 215-223 
Comparative Study of Perceived Challenges Associated With Fathers’ Involvement in Maternity Care among Fathers, Mothers and Midwives in Osun- State, Nigeria
Author(s) Adetoye Clara Tinuola, Omolola Irinoye, Adetoye Adedapo Omowonuola and Idowu Olanrewaju Augustine
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 224-230 
Evaluating the Care Burden of Caregivers of Colon Cancer Patients
Author(s) Gonul Yilmaz Dundar and Ikbal Cavdar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 231-240 
A Systematic Review of the Studies about Therapeutic Touch after the Year of 2000
Author(s) Hazel Bagci and Sebnem Cinar Yucel
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 241-249 
The Effect of One-To-One Education on Nursing Student's Realizing and Repeating Practices
Author(s) Havva Ozturk, Sule Biyik Bayram, Betul Bayrak, Merve Aydin, Cigdem Gamze Ozkan, Yeter Kurt and Kadriye Ozkol Kilinc
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 250-257 
Evaluation of Self-Care Agency and Perceived Social Support in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis
Author(s) Sebahat Atalikoglu Baskan, Demet Gunes and Necla Kasimoglu
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 258-266 
A Comparison of Internet-Based Versus Clinic Sampling in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research
Author(s) Kathleen A. Rhodes, Jean Walker,Johnnie Sue Wijewardane and Marlie Lawrence
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 267-278 
Patients’ Satisfaction with the National Primary Health Care Net In Greece
Author(s) Elisavet Frengidou and Petros Galanis
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 279-287 
Knowledge and Attitude toward Chronic Kidney Disease among Pre-Dialysis Patients in Indonesia
Author(s) Tri Hapsari Retno Agustiyowati
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 288-293 
Psychological Symptoms in Children with Type-1 Diabetes
Author(s) Selmin Kose and Merve Murat
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 294-306  
The Greek Resistance to Change Scale: A Further Validation
Author(s) Georgia Kouri, Mairy Stamatopoulou, Foteini Tzavella and Panagiotis Prezerakos
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 307-314 
Emotional Intelligence of Turkish and Greek Nursing Students
Author(s) Antigoni Fountouki, Muhammed Erdinc Demirer, Aysenur Keles and Dimitrios Theofanidis
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 315-321
Influence of Chronic Disease on Cognitive Functions of Patients
Author(s) Canan Demir Barutcu and Serap Gokce
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 322-332
Non-Pharmacological Practices That Are Used by Cancer Patients for Controlling Chemotherapy-Related Pain
Author(s) Canan Kas Guner and Sevinc Kutluturkan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 333-342
Evaluation of Women Having Pap Smear Test by Health Belief Model Scale
Author(s) Eda Cangol, Seda Sogut, Ufuk Berberoglu and Ilknur Dolu
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 343-351 
An Investigation on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours to Complementary and Alternative Therapies among Physicians, Nurses, Patients and Patients’ Relatives
Author(s) Mehmet Karakas, Nermin Gurhan, Umran Demircan, Ismail Hiizli, Haydar Mehmet Kaya and Feride Ercan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 352-358 
Individual Innovativeness: An Example of Midwifery of Primary Health Care Services in Turkey
Author(s) Fatma Basalan Iz, Rahime Aslankoc and Gunferah Sahin
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 359-367 
Male Nurses' Views on the Implementation of the Obstetrics Gynecology Nursing Course
Author(s) Figen Alp Yilmaz and Sevinc Polat
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 368-380 
Primary Health Care Nurses’ Competencies and Resources Availability for Diabetes Mellitus Care at Local Government Areas of Ibadan
Author(s) Oyewole Esther Y., Ojewale Lucia Y. and Oluwatosin O. Abimbola
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 381-391 
The Effect of Leadership Behaviours of Nurse Managers on Nurses’ Work Motivation
Author(s) Busra Selma Demirhan, Elif Gezginci and Sonay Goktas
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 392-402
Investigation of Evaluations of Nurses Working in Children's Hospital on Psychosocial Care and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Nursing
Author(s) Serap Yildirim , Elif Uslu, Gozde Kuzucu and Cilem Demir
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 403-410 
Components of the Practical Ability of Chronic Dialysis Nursing
Author(s) Utako Shimizu
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 411-423  
Attitudes and Behaviors of Nursing Students towards Nurse-Patient Interaction
Author(s) Nurdan Yalcin Atar and Turkinaz Asti
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 424-430 
Evaluation of Central Venous Catheter Location in Terms of Pain, Comfort and Patient Satisfaction
Author(s) Neslihan Ilkaz and Emine Iyigun
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 431-437 
The Impact of Simulation-Based Education on Students’ Knowledge and Skills in Diabetic Foot Examination
Author(s) Bahar Vardar Inkaya, Hilal Tuzer and Melih Elcin
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 438-447 
Problematic Internet Use and Stress Levels in Students of Health and Social Sciences
Author(s) Serap Unsar, Melahat Akgun Kostak, Sevil Yilmaz, Sevgi Ozdinc, Ozturk Selda and Agah Sinan Unsar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 448-456 
An Evaluation of the Changes Experienced by the Parents of Children with Cancer
Author(s) Ilknur Kahriman, Birsel Canan Demirbag and Hacer Kobya Bulut
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 457-469 
Awareness Levels of Married Women Aged 20-60 Years about Gynaecological Cancer and the Affecting Factors
Author(s) Rabiye Erenoglu and Evrim Bayraktar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 470-479 
Attitudes of University Students toward Violence in Turkey: A Comparison of Turkish and International Students
Author(s) Ebru Gozuyesil, Kevser Sevgi Unal Aslan and Hilal Kuscu Karatepe
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 480-488 
Nursing Students' Attitudes towards People with Disabilities
Author(s) Maria Polikandrioti, Ourania Govina, George Vasilopoulos, Theodoula Adamakidou, Sotiris Plakas, Ioannis Kalemikerakis, Petros Galanis, Georgia Fouka
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 489-496 
Knowledge of the Operating Room Team Members about Surgical Smoke Safety
Author(s) Senay Karadag Arli
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 497-506 
Determination of Procedural Pain Intensity: Adult Intensive Care Unit Survey
Author(s) Sare Aktas and Meryem Yilmaz
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 507-516 
Correlates to Work-Related Stress of Newly-graduated Nurses in Critical Care Units
Author(s) Salam Abu Feddeh and Muhammad W. Darawad
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 517-526 
Factors Affecting Women’s Approach to Gynecologic Examination for Cancer Prevention
Author(s) Sevtap Kani and Mine Bekar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 527-536 
Challenges in the Development of the Family Health Workers (FHW) Role in Primary Health Care: A Qualitative Study
Author(s) Seda Sogut,, Ilknur Dolu and Eda Cangol
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 537-546 
Usage of Aromatherapy in Symptom Management in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review
Author(s) Baykal Dilek and Comlekci Necmiye
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ORIGINAL  ARTICLE
pp: 547-554 
Having a Disabled Child
Author(s) Yigitbas Cagla
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 555-562 
Effects of a Simulation Education Program on Faculty Members’ and Students’ Learning Outcomes
Author(s) Pelin Karacay and Hatice Kaya
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 563-571 
Life Long Learning Programmes in the Nursing Context and Nurses’ Satisfaction
Author(s) Kiriaki Taxtsoglou, Maria Lera, Christos Iliadis,Frantzana Aikaterini, Petros Ouzounakis and Lambrini Kourkouta
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 572-582 
The Effect of a Nutrition Education Program on Nutrition Behavior and Body Mass Index of Secondaruy School Students
Author(s) Kose Selmin and Gulay Yildirim
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 583-593 
Reliability and Validity of a Turkish version of the Maternal Self-Efficacy Scale for Preventing Early Childhood Diarrhea
Author(s) Pinar Bekar and Duygu Arikan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 594-602 
Comparative Study of Perceived Challenges associated with Fathers’ Involvement in Maternity Care among Fathers, Mothers and Midwives in Osun- State, Nigeria
Adetoye Clara Tinuola, Omolola Irinoye, Adetoye Adedapo Omowonuola and Idowu Olanrewaju Augustine
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 603-609 
Factors Affecting Levels of Satisfaction with Aging in place in Turkey
Author(s) Ismail Toygar, Ayfer Karadakovan, Sibel Akbas and Fulden Sarac
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 610-619 
Reflexology versus Aromatherapy Massage for Relieving Anxiety and Depression in Hospitalized Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Author(s) Tahereh Bahrami, Nahid Rejeh, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Seyed Davood Tadrisi, Mojtaba Vaismoradi
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 620-625 
Evaluation of the Physicians’ Empathy by their Patients: A Study among the Population of Evia Island, Greece
Author(s) Charalambos Platis, Despoina Papagiannopoulou, Emmanouil Zoulias, George Pierrakos and Thalia Bellali
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 626-635 
The Impact of Lactation on the Sexual Life of Turkish Couples
Author(s) Zeliha Burcu Yurtsal
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 636-643 
Awareness of Testicular Cancer and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours in Male University Students
Author(s) Hale Tosun, Asiye Gul and Hulya Arikan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 644-653 
Determination of Attitudes of University Students towards Domestic Violence
Author(s) Melike Dissiz and Aydan Akkurt Yalcinturk
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 654-664 
Growth Mindset and Grit: How Do University Students’ Mindsets and Grit Affect their Academic Achievement?
Author(s) Apostolia Barbouta, Christina Barbouta and Stiliani Kotrotsiou
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 665-674 
Validity and Reliability of the Turkish version of the Affiliate Stigma Scale in Parents of Children with Intellectual Disability
Author(s) Necla Kasimoglu and Duygu Arikan
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 675-682 
Barriers of Nursing Students about Touching: In General Life and Clinical Settings
Author(s) Karatay Gulnaz, Gurarslan Bas Nazan, Dogan Serkan and Oruker Mahmut
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 683-691 
The Opinions and Thoughts of the Women Who Had Undergone Hysterosalpingography for the First Time: A Qualitative Study
Author(s) Mehmet Ferdi Kinci, Ilknur Yesilcinar, Gamze Acavut, Ozge Sehirli Kinci and Kazim Emre Karasahin
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 692-697 
Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Associated Risk Factors during Pregnancy in Turkey
Author(s) Gulbahtiyar Demirel, Feride Taskin Yilmaz and Azime Karakoc Kumsar
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 698-707 
Effects of the Delivery Type on the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Perception
Author(s) Nurcan Kirca and Derya Adibelli
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 708-715 
Determining the Patient Safety Culture of Operating Room Nurses in Turkey
Author(s) Temiz Zeynep, Ozbas Ayfer, Cavdar Ikbal, Tutuncu Serife Gozde, Ayoglu Tuluha, Akyuz Nuray and Ozbay Suna
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 716-724 
Determination of Knowledge and Attitudes Related to Pain of Nursing Students in Turkey
Author(s) Ayse Topal Hancer and Meryem Yilmaz
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 725-731 
Evaluation of Postgraduate Theses Related to Aging in Turkey
Author(s) Emine Karaman, Esra Oksel and Selahattin Fehmi Akcicek
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 732-737 
A Determinant for Falls and Risk Factors in the Elderly: Daytime Sleepiness
Author(s) ) Betul Ozen and Gokce Demir
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 738-745 
Women’s Thoughts about Education Class for Awareness of Labor: A Qualitative Study
Author(s) Merve Camlibel and Samiye Mete
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 746-758 
The Effect of Social Support on Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression
Author(s) Selma Hancioglu Aytac and Saadet Yazici
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 759-763 
Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Blowout Syndrome Due to Laryngeal Cancer: A Case Report
Author(s) Christos Bekos, Andreas Hadjipolycarpou and Ilianna E. Armata
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
pp: 764-769 
A Case Study Approach: Psychopharmacology for Atypical Antidepressants
Author(s) Danita R. Potter, Steven Stockdale and Marilyn O’Mallon
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SPECIAL ARTICLE
pp: 770-775 
Mental Well Being, Religiosity and Spirituality among People with Spinal Cord Injury
Author(s) Ismini Serpanou, Evanthia Sakellari, Sofia Zyga, Foteini Tzavella and Despina Sapountzi-Krepia
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REVIEW ARTICLE
pp: 776-786 
Hand Washing: An Essential Infection Control Practice
Author(s) Ogundeji Kolawole Damilare
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