Aidah Alkaissi

Aidah Alkaissi
An-Najah National University · Department Of Nursing and Midwifery

Assistant Professor in Aneasthesiology

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Introduction
Aidah Alkaissi currently works at the Department Of Nursing and Midwifery, An-Najah National University. Aidah does research in Teaching Methods. Their most recent publication is 'DEXAMETHASONE, METOCLOPRAMIDE, AND THEIR COMBINATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN FEMALE PATIENTS WITH MODERATE-TO-HIGH RISK FOR PONV UNDERGOING LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY'.

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Publications (66)
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Background Exploring lived experiences of recovered COVID-19 patients might have scientific, social, and policy relevance that can apply to the healthcare infrastructure. This multi-center descriptive phenomenological study was conducted to explore lived experiences of Palestinian patients who recovered from COVID-19. Methods This was a descripti...
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Background Resilience has emerged as a concept that could explain and predict good academic and well-being of students in stressful and traumatic situations. This study was conducted to assess resilience and identify predictors of high resilience scores among nursing students in Palestine. Methods This cross-sectional study adhered to the Strength...
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Background Resilience has emerged as a concept that could explain and predict good academic and well-being of students in stressful and traumatic situations. This study was conducted to assess resilience and identify predictors of high resilience scores among nursing students in Palestine. Methods This cross-sectional study adhered to the Strengthe...
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Background Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) often occur after cardiac operations and are a leading cause of morbidity, inhibit oxygenation, and increase hospital length of stay and mortality. Although clinical evidence for PPCs prevention is often unclear and crucial, measures occur to reduce PPCs. One device usually used for this reaso...
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Background: Exploring lived experiences of recovered COVID-19 patients might have scientific, social, and policy relevance that apply to the healthcare infrastructure. This multi-center phenomenological study was conducted to explore lived experiences of Palestinian patients who recovered from COVID-19. Methods: In this qualitative study, a phenom...
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Background: Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) often occur after cardiac operations, and are a leading cause of morbidity, inhibit oxygenation, and increase hospital length of stay, and mortality. Although clinical evidence for PPCs prevention is often unclear and crucial, measures take place to reduce PPCs. One device usually used for th...
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Endotracheal intubation is associated with post-operative cough, hoarseness and sore throat. Smoking inclines patients to perioperative morbidities. The aim of the study was to compare between the effect of the combination of alkalinized 2% lidocaine and dexamethasone (LD), alka-linized 2% lidocaine alone (L), dexamethasone alone (D), and air (A) o...
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Nursing is a stressful profession. Hospital management and nurse training programs should therefore focus on building nurses' coping skills, encourage self-development and support nurses in meeting and overcoming challenges. Research has shown that nurses who draw upon and utilize a number of aspects of resilience find it easier to survive stress i...
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Objectives The aim of this systematic review is to synthesize the current best evidence for the effectiveness of weaning protocols led by nurses compared with usual physician‐led care. Background Protocol‐directed weaning has been shown to reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation. Studies have reported that a weaning protocol administered by...
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Resilience is defined as an individual's capability to bounce back from hardship. Nurses face adversity every day that is not a characteristic of other professions. Not only do nurses carry an emotional burden from dealing with patients and their families who are, in turn, going through difficult and traumatic events, but they also often suffer fro...
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The effect of alkalized lidocaine, dexamethasone, and their combination versus air in the endotracheal tube cuff to evaluate post-extubation morbidity in smoker patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery. A double blind randomized control study. Aidah Alkaissi¹*, RN, PhD, Islam Zagharneh¹ RN, MSN, Nouraldin Almasri², MD, Wael Sadaqa³, MD ¹ An-Najah...
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ABSTRACT BACKGROUND There is evidence that in patients with a high risk of developing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV), combination of antiemetics is considered. The aim is to evaluate the effect of prophylactic dexamethasone and metoclopramide as monotherapy and in combination for female patients with moderate-to-high risk for PONV undergo...
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The clinical Effectiveness of the Bispectral Index (BIS) to Reduce the Risk of Awareness for Elective Surgical Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia. A prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled trial Aidah Alkaissi*¹, PhD Tasneem Tarayra²MSN, Abdelbaset Nazzal, MD³ ¹* Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Departmen...
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Anti-Emetic Efficacy of Prophylactic Dexamethasone and Metoclopramide, and their combination in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after Laparoscopic Surgery in patients at high risk of post-operative nausea and vomiting: A Randomized, Double Blind, and Placebo-Controlled Trial Dr. Aidah Alkaissi¹, PhD, Mohammad Dweikat², MSN, Dr....
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Foster resilience in nursing students to better prepare them for their professional role. A cross-sectional study Alkaissi. A*¹, Said, N¹ , Qadous, Sh¹, AlKony, M¹ ¹ An-Najah National University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department, Nablus- Palestine Introduction. Resilience is defined as the ability to overcom...
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Clinical audit in nursing education: Towards better care of future generations Dr. Aidah alkaissi An-najah National University, faculty of medicine and health sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department ž Introduction. According to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, a clinical audit is “A quality improvement process that seeks to improv...
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Abstract Background: Unintended intra-operative awareness is a serious complication of general anesthesia. The incidence of such awareness has been reported to be about 0.1-0.6% of patients under general anesthesia. Reminiscence of what occurred during the operation can be felt by patients, which can be stressful and leave lasting mental suffering...
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Background: Unintended intra-operative awareness is a serious complication of general anesthesia. The incidence of such awareness has been reported to be about 0.1- 0.6% of patients under general anesthesia. Bispectral Index (BIS) monitoring has been shown to decrease awareness. Aims: to evaluate the clinical impact of BIS monitoring to reduce the...
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The clinical Effectiveness of the Bispectral Index (BIS) to Reduce the Risk of Awareness for Elective Surgical Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia. A prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled trial Tasneem Tarayra¹ MSN, Aidah Alkaissi², PhD ¹Faculty of Graduate Studies, An-Najah National University, Nablus- Palestine ² Faculty of Medici...
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Traits and States Resilience among Nursing Staff At An-Najah National University Hospital. A cross-sectional study Aidah Alkaissi*¹, PhD, Nizar Said¹ MSN, Loai Al-ziben² , MSN, Rasha Zaitoun², MSN ¹ An-Najah National University, faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department, Nablus- Palestine ² An-Najah National Univer...
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Prophylactic Ephedrine Versus Phenylephrine for Maternal Hypotension in Women Undergoing Spinal Anesthesia for Caesarean Section-A Randomized Double Blind Clinical Trial Aidah Alkaissi1, Qussai Ussbah2 and Aisar Al-Bargouthi3 1 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus 2 Faculty...
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The influence of personal characteristics on the resilience of nursing students Aidah Alkaissi*¹, PhD, Nizar Said¹ MSN, Shorouq Qadous¹, MSN, Mahdia AlKony¹, MSN ¹ An-Najah National University, faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department, Nablus- Palestine Corresponding author*.Dr. Aidah Alkaissi, An-Najah National Uni...
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Abstract Introduction: The incidence of hypotension after administration of anesthesia in the spinal canal in women undergoing abdominal surgical delivery may be about to eighty percent if preventive amplifications, for instance precedent the introduction of additional fluid into the body, propelling the uterus to the left, and vasopressors, have n...
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BACKGROUND There is evidence that in patients with a high risk of developing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV), combination of antiemetics is considered. The aim is to evaluate the effect of prophylactic dexamethasone and metoclopramide as monotherapy and in combination for female patients with moderate-to-high risk for PONV undergoing lapar...
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Abstract Introduction: The incidence of hypotension after administration of anesthesia in the spinal canal in women undergoing abdominal surgical delivery may be about to eighty percent if preventive amplifications, for instance precedent the introduction of additional fluid into the body, propelling the uterus to the left, and vasopressors, ha...
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Prophylactic Ephedrine versus Phenylephrine for Maternal Hypotension in Women Undergoing Spinal Anesthesia for Caesarean Section - A randomized Double Blind Clinical Trial Qussai Ussbah ¹ CRNA, Dr. Aysar Al-Bargouthi² MD, Dr. Aidah Alkaissi 3*, PhD 1, An-Najah National University, Faculty of Higher Studies- Nablus-Palestine 2, Palestine Medical Co...
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Prophylactic Ephedrine Versus Phenylephrine for Maternal Hypotension in Women Undergoing Spinal Anesthesia for Caesarean Section-A Randomized Double Blind Clinical Trial Aidah Alkaissi1, Qussai Ussbah2 and Aisar Al-Bargouthi3 1 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus 2 Faculty...
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Association between Autism Spectrum Disorder and Iron Deficiency in Children Diagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder In the Northern West Bank Sajed Faisal Al-Ali¹ MSN, Dr. Sabrina Russo² PhD, Dr. Aidah Alkaissi², PhD 1, An-Najah National University, Faculty of Higher Studies- Nablus-Palestine 2, An-Najah National University- Faculty of Medicine and H...
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Background: Despite the protective factors of Islam suicide, female suicide attempts exists in Palestine. However there is little information about the causes, risks or protective factors regarding suicide for women in Palestine. Aims: This study investigates the history and experiences of Palestinian women who have attempted suicide in order to be...
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Stressors Affecting Baccalaureate Nursing Students in the Clinical Area in Palestinian Universities Dr.Imad Fashafsheh*, Mr. Ahmad Ayed: Nursing Department, Arab American University, Palestine Dr. Aidah Alkaissi, An-Najah National University-Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences-Nursing & Midwifery Department- Nablus-Palestine. Mr. Wisam Salim, C...
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Prevalence and Severity of Depression among Mothers of Disabled Children in Palestine Hamamreh N, Russo S, Alkaissi A Faculty of Higher Studies, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Nursing & Midwifery Department An-Najah National University, Nablus- Palestine Introduction: Mothers of children with disabilities often experience greater stress a...
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Nurses’ Attitudes and Practices towards Inpatient Aggression in a Palestinian Psychiatric Hospital By Al-Awawdeh H, Russo S, Alkaissi A An-Najah NationalUniversity Faculty of Higher Studies Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Nursing & Midwifery Department, Nablus-Palestine Background: Inpatient aggression can occur for many reasons and there a...
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Experience of the patients who were being mechanically ventilated in the Intensive Care Unit A Descriptive phenomenological Study Alkaissi A, Salamih M, Dwaikat A, Mahmoud H, Aldireya M Nursing and Midwifery Department Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine Introduction: Patients treated in an intensi...
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Palestinian Women Attempted Suicide, Risks beyond the Experience A Descriptive Phenomenological Study Abu Safa E, Alkaissi A, Russo S An-Najah National University Faculty of Health Sciences Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Nursing & Midwifery Department Palestine- Nablus Introduction: suicide is a major public health problem all over the wor...
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Stress is one of the issues that nursing student face during their transition from theoretical education to clinical application and it can affect the psychosocial status; it may influence academic performance and student well-being. Aim of the study: This paper aims to identify sources of stress and the intensity of stressors facing baccalaureate...
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Stress is one of the issues that nursing student face during their transition from theoretical education to clinical application and it can affect the psychosocial status; it may influence academic performance and student well-being. Aim of the study: This paper aims to identify sources of stress and the intensity of stressors facing baccalaureate...
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Iron has an important role in cognitive, behavioral, and motor development. A high prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) has been reported in people with autism. Children with autism are at risk for ID and this condition may increase the severity of psychomotor and behavioral problems, some of which already inherently exist in these children. Aim of t...
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Association between Autism and Iron Deficiency in Autistic Children Al Ali S MSN, Alkaissi A PhD, Russo S PhD Faculty of Higher Studies Nursing and Midwifery Department An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine Background: Iron has an important role in cognitive, behavioral, and motor development. A high prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) ha...
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A survey of knowledge and clinical practice of Anorexia nervosa with amenorrhea among Palestinian gynecologists A Cross sectional design Alkaissi A, Shadid A, Khader R Nursing and Midwifery Department Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine Introduction: Anorexia nervosa (AN) affects many women in th...
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Nurses' experiences of the most common medical errors in the intensive care unit and the coronary care unit A hermeneutic phenomenological study Batat M, Kittani KH, Ali A, Alkaissi A An-Najah National University, Nursing college Abstract: Background: Human error occurs in every occupation. Medical errors may result in a near miss or an actual inj...
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Problem Based Learning in Critical Care Nursing Course: The Students´ Experiences, A qualitative Study Alkaissi A, PhD Nursing and Midwifery Department, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences An-Najah National University- Background: Problem-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered pedagogy. It is a type of active learning that helps students d...
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Association between Autism and Iron Deficiency in Autistic Children in the Northern West Bank Al-Ali S, Rosso S. Alkaissi A An-Najah National University, Nablus – West Bank – Palestine (2013) Abstract Background: Iron has an important role in cognitive, behavioral, and motor development. A high prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) has been reported...
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Impact of A designed Eye Care Protocol on Nurses Knowledge, Practices and on Eye Health Status of Unconscious Mechanically Ventilated Patients at North Palestine Hospitals. Imad Hussein Deeb Fashafsheh, WardaYousef Mohamed Morsy, Manal Sayed Ismaeel, Aidah Abu Elsoud Alkaiasi Abstract Patients in intensive care units are at high risk for eye prob...
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The Experience of Mothers and Teachers of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children, and Their Management Practices for the Behaviors of the Child A Descriptive Phenomenological Study Alkaissi A, Hararzni L An-Najah National University Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty of Higher Studies Department of Nursing & Midwif...
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Nurses' experiences of the most common medical errors in the intensive care unit and the coronary care unit A hermeneutic phenomenological study Alkaissi A, Batat M, Kittani KH, Ali A An-Najah National University Nursing & Midwifery College- Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Background: Human error occurs in every occupation. Medical errors ma...
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Effect of P-6 acupressure on postoperative nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, and pain among female patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery Alkaissi A1 RN PhD, Sawalha A2 PhD, Sweileh W3 PhD, Sadaqah W4 MD, Saleh Kh5 MD, Barakat A6 PhD 1 Faculty of Nursing- An-Najah National University- Nablus, Palestine 2 Faculty of Pharmacy- Poison Con...
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In a previous study we noticed that P6 acupressure decreased postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) more markedly after discharge. As motion sickness susceptibility is increased by, for example, opioids we hypothesized that P6 acu-pressure decreased PONV by decreasing motion sickness susceptibility. We studied time to nausea by a laboratory motio...
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To give prophylactics or timely treatment for post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is the question. We compared the intensity and number of disturbing post-operative symptoms (i.e. pain, PONV, headache, fatigue, etc.) after prophylactic antiemetic treatment in a group of patients with >30% risk for post-operative vomiting. Four hundred and nin...
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To investigate the effect of sensory stimulation of the P6 point on postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after gynecological surgery in the everyday clinical setting (effectiveness study). Four hundred and ten women undergoing general anesthesia for elective gynecological surgery were included in a prospective, consecutive, randomized, multicen...
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High Incidence, Intensity and Diversity of Symptoms after Gynaecological Surgery We Still Fail to Take Care of Our Patients Alkaissi A, Gunnarsson H1, Evertsson K, Johnsson V1, Ofenbartl L2, and Kalman S. Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital in Linköping, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Västervi...
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Acupuncture and acupressure have previously been reported to possess antiemetic effect. We wanted to investigate the "true" and placebo effect of acupressure in prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). Sixty women undergoing outpatient minor gynaecological surgery were entered into a double-blind and randomised study. One group recei...

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