Ayla Yava

Ayla Yava
Hasan Kalyoncu University · Health Sciences

RN, PhD, Prof.

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Introduction
Ayla Yava currently works at the Institute of Health Sciences, Hasan Kalyoncu University. Ayla does research in surgical Nursing, Primary Care, Intensive Care, Pain and Epidemiology. Their current project is 'I'm working on a wound healing project.' Ayla Yava will start a new project on reducing patients' stress regarding cardiovascular surgery.
Additional affiliations
October 2014 - present
Hasan Kalyoncu University
Position
  • Managing Director
September 2012 - September 2013
Hasan Kalyoncu University
Position
  • Head of Department
September 2012 - September 2014
Hasan Kalyoncu University
Position
  • Head of Faculty

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Publications (60)
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Background: It is important to know the herbal products and food supplements used by individuals with diabetes in the management of type 2 diabetes. This study aims to examine the use of herbal products/food supplements in glycemic control of individuals with type 2 diabetes.Method and Material: This descriptive study, three government hospitals Di...
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FOREWORD Natural disasters, wars, unemployment, the desire for a better life, travel, health tourism, education opportunities, and political asylum have all contributed to rapid geographic mobility in the globalized globe. As a consequence of this movement, individuals bring aspects of their own culture to the locations they visit, forming multicul...
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Aim This study aimed to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating educational programs providing curricular transcultural nursing education. Backgrounds Nursing care education about cultural diversity and experience with taking care of patients from different cultures and special populations are significant factors that could likely influence...
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Background Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a major surgery that may cause severe surgical stress response (SR). Although the presence of family members in intensive care unit (ICU) is known to benefit intensive care patients socially and emotionally, its effects on surgical SR are unknown. Objectives To investigate the effect of an infor...
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This descriptive study has been conducted in order to determine the efficiency of coloured communication cards in improving satisfaction of communication for intubated patients. Methods: The sample of the study was consisted of 47 volunteer patients who had been undergone open cardiac surgery and intubated. The data was obtained from the patient th...
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Literatürden elde edilen genel izlenim 'zor' hastaların önemli zaman ve kaynak tükettikleri, çok sayıda gereksiz tanı konulduğu, sağlık profesyonellerini olumsuz etkiledikleridir. Zor hasta olarak algılanan hastalar, sıklıkla yetersiz bakım almakta ve yeterli ilgi görememektedir. Yoğun bakımda sık karşılaşılan zor hastaların, genellikle memnuniyetl...
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Background A long-term diabetic complication, fatigue, which is a direct result of treatment and psychological processes, is a common symptom in diabetic individuals. Aims To determine the reliability and validity of Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Treatment-Fatigue Scale in Turkish patients with type 2 diabetes. Study design A methodolo...
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Background: A long-term diabetic complication, fatigue, which is a direct result of treatment and psychological processes, is a common symptom in diabetic individuals. Aims: To determine the reliability and validity of Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Treatment-Fatigue Scale in Turkish patients with type 2 diabetes. Study design: A met...
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Background: This study aims to investigate the factors affecting food intake in perioperative period of patients who undergo open heart surgery and the effects of body weight, albumin and hemoglobin values, nausea, vomiting and constipation on food intake. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted between 4 February 2015 and 4 May 2015 i...
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Purpose: This descriptive study has been conducted in Gaziantep University Research and Training Hospital in order to determine the efficiency of coloured communication cards in improving satisfaction of communication for intubated patients. Methods: The sample of the study was consisted of 47 volunteer patients who had been undergone open cardiac...
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Hemşirelik ve Sağlık Meslek Okulları İçin Fizyoloji” ismiyle basılan bu kitap; hücreden başlayıp bütün sistemlerin, fetüs ve yeni doğanın fizyolojisinin, sıvı elektrolit dengesinin sade ve akıcı bir dille anlatıldığı 12 bölümden oluşmaktadır. Her bölümde, sistemin fizyolojisinin şekil ve çizimlerle açıklanmasının yanı sıra normalden sapma durumları...
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The purpose of the study was to determine the life experiences and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients living with a urostomy. Cross-sectional descriptive study. This prospective and descriptive study was carried out in a research and training hospital in Gaziantep, Turkey; data were collected from May 2009 to September 2011. Twenty-...
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Background: Vaccination is one of the basic activities in preventive health care. Data related to vaccination in the elderly Turkish population is limited. The aim of the present study was to investigate the vaccination status and related factors among geriatric individuals.
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Aim: The aim of this study was to determine how often nursing students find an opportunity to observe and/or practice nursing skills during their training in an emergency department. Background: Clinical education as an integral part of nursing education offers the nursing students opportunities to gain clinical experiences in the nursing skills...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of preoperative fasting and fluid limitation in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Although traditional long-term fasting is not recommended in current preoperative guidelines, this is still a common intervention. Visual analogue scale was used to assess hunger, thirst, sleepiness, exh...
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Aim: To determine the effect of invasive and noninvasive interventions implemented in intensive care unit on the pain and hemodynamic parameters of cardiac surgery patients. Material and Method: This study was a prospective, pre-post measured clinical trial. Invasive and noninvasive interventions were determined as coughing, and breathing exercises...
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Objective: To determine the effect of a nursing guideline application developed for this study and followed according to the Early Warning Scoring System (EWSS) in a post-anaesthesia recovery unit. Methods: This study was carried out as a randomized-controlled experimental study. The study sample comprised 123 adult patients having thoracic and abd...
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Nursing care for renal transplantation between mates: case presentation Kidney transplantation is one of the best treatment methods for significantly improving the quality of life for patients suffering from kidney disease. Transplantation patients expose to many stress because of operation and hospital environment. Patients who had kidney transpla...
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Mobbing is an occupational health problem at alarming levels in all cultures and professions worldwide regardless of sex, age, experience, education and hierarchy. Mobbing is a dynamic process, varying from simple to complex. Mobbing, causing psychological, physiological and social traumas on employee's health that are hard to recover, is mostly se...
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Background:­This study aims to determine the opinion and suggestions of the patients undergoing cardiac surgery on informed consents given preoperatively. Methods: This descriptive and cross-sectional study was conducted in postoperative Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (CVS) between January 2012 and May 2012. Ninety-two patients who were...
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The objective of the study was to evaluate the views and the level of information regarding patient safety of the senior nursing students in a school of nursing. A descriptive design was used, with a convenience sample of 81 students at a university of military nursing in Turkey. Data were collected by using questionnaire descriptive characteristic...
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Background: Despite the growing awareness on pain management, mild and severe pain is still common among hospitalized patients. Inadequate treatment has been mostly linked to health care workers' failure to assess patients’ pain and to intervene appropriately.Objective: To determine the pain management knowledge and attitudes of the nurses working...
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A 64-year-old woman, with a 10 years history of mitral valve replacement, presented with gradually increasing dyspnea in the last two months. Her symptoms significantly deteriorated in the last three days. Work-up showed pulmonary hypertension with right heart failure and severe tricuspid regurgitation. The impairment in respiratory functions after...
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The advances in health care technologies make it essential that nurses be competent and equipped with the operation of the related technological equipment. The aim of nursing education is to educate nurses capable of fulfilling individual, family and society nursing care needs by following the developments of contemporary science and technology. Ed...
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Özet: Yaklaşık 10 yıl önce mitral kapak replasmanı öyküsü bulunan 64 yaşındaki bayan hasta, iki aydır devam eden efor dispnesi ve son üç günde semptomlarının belirgin derecede artması üzerine kliniğe yatırıldı. Yapılan tetkikler sonucunda pulmoner hipertansiyon ile birlikte sağ kalp yetersizliği ve ciddi triküspit yetmezliği saptandı. Solunum param...
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Vegetative state (VS) is one of the most severe outcomes of brain damage. The nurses who give care to VS patients face different and strenuous experiences during care in intensive care units (ICUs). The aim of this study was to determine the experiences of ICU nurses who give care to VS patients. This was a qualitative study with 24 nurses who work...
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Weaning from a mechanical ventilator covers the entire process of liberating the patient from mechanical support and from the endotracheal tube. The appropriate time for weaning should be determined according to the physical and emotional condition of the patient together with the presence of medical staff. Each phase of weaning requires advan...
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Transthoracic cardioversion (TTC) is widely used in emergency departments and daily clinical practice. TTC may cause skin lesions on the application of apical and sternal paddle areas. The lesions are characterised by redness, erythema and blister(s), and can be defined as first degree burns locally causing pain and increased sensitivity. To evalua...
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The objective of the study was to determine the perceptions of a group of patients on intensive care units' (ICUs) stressors and the perceptions of nurses on ICU patients' stressors in Turkey, and compare the differences in patients' and nurses' perception of the stressors in ICUs. In this descriptive study, 155 patients who were admitted to medica...
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Bu çalışma, hemşirelik yüksek okulu birinci sınıf öğrencilerinin, kendi yaşantıları yoluyla öğrenme yöntemi olarak seçilen “bir gün hastanede yatma deneyiminin” sağlık ve hastalık kavramı, sağlık personeli-hasta ilişkisi ve hastane ortamının bireysel gereksinimlere etkisinin değerlendirilmesi amacıyla yapılmıştır. Birinci sınıfa devam eden gönüllü...
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This study was conducted to identify the effects of first class nursing school students' experiences of "one night stand at the hospital" as way of self-learning on acquiring health and illness concepts, relationship between the medical staff and patients, and effects of hospital environment on individual needs. The study is qualitative study with...
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To determine the effect of preoperative skin preparation procedures performed by nurses on postoperative surgical site infection in abdominal surgery. Despite all interventions, postoperative SSIs still greatly affect mortality and morbidity. This is an experimental study. Procedures developed for nurse application of preoperative skin preparations...
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The aim of this study was to determine nurses' perceptions of the barriers to and facilitators of research utilization in Turkey. Barriers Scale was utilized in the research, and the population was 631 nurses. According to the research results, the first three important barriers were inadequate authority (63.6%), lack of time (54.0%), and insuffici...
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Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the experiences related to mechanical ventilation (MV) and intensive care unit (ICU) environment of the patients who were on prolonged MV. Material and Methods: This was a prospective and qualitative research. Phenomenological method was used to collect and evaluate the data. The study was conducted...
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The aim of the study was to investigate the frequency of and factors determining sharps injuries among healthcare workers in a university hospital. We conducted a prospective and descriptive research from January to May 2005 at the clinics of the Department of Surgical Clinical Sciences of 1200-bed hospital of Gülhane Military Medical Academy (GMMA...
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This study was planned as a descriptive study to determine the expectations of nursing students from the intern education program before starting the program and to evaluate their acquisitions and suggestions at the end of program, which has initially been introduced during the 2006–2007 season. The population of the study was 116 senior students i...
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Introduction: Evidence-based nursing applications are seen as an important factor in increasing the quality of care in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery departments. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the barriers and facilitating factors related to utilizing the results of nursing researches perceived by cardiology and cardiova...
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Mechanic ventilation with different modes is an option to be used in patient with respiratory failure. One of these modes is free lung ventilation. This mode can be used to prevent or to treat atelectasis. İn this case report; a patient who had diffuse atelectasis in the right lung will be discussed regarding independent lung ventilation theraphy a...
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Mechanic ventilation with different modes is an option to be used in patient with respiratory failure. One of these modes is free lung ventilation. This mode can be used to prevent or to treat atelectasis. In this case report; a patient who had diffuse atelectasis in the right lung will be discussed regarding independent lung ventilation theraphy a...
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This study was planned as a descriptive study to determine the expectations of nursing students from the intern education program before starting the program and to evaluate their acquisitions and suggestions at the end of program, which has initially been introduced during the 2006-2007 season. The population of the study was 116 senior students i...
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Introduction: Evidence-based nursing applications are seen as an important factor in increasing the quality of care in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery departments. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the barriers and facilitating factors related to utilizing the results of nursing researches perceived by cardiology and cardiova...
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Evidence-based nursing applications are an important factor in increasing the quality of care. However, studies have shown that nurses do not use research results adequately and they do not have adequate information about evidence-based nursing. The aim of this study was to carry out a validity and reliability study of the "Barriers Scale" used to...
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The aim of cardiac surgery is to increase survival and quality of life of the patients. Patients should be under continuous nurse observation until their conditions stabilize. Intensive care patients are exposed to a variety of stresses related to the surgery and intensive care environment. Especially endotracheal intubated patients loose great dea...
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The number of the elderly people is increasing every day. It is supposed that 23 % of all the population of America (US) will be older than 65 by 2030. Also, the ratio of elderly people being 6 % in the 1998 is predicted to be 7.1 % by the 2010 in our country. Surgical mortality and morbidity of geriatric patients are higher than for the rest of th...

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I want to perform a research in minimally invasive cardiac surgery patients' quality of life. There is limited study on this topic.

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Aim of the project is develop and validate a scale.
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Project goal is to determine to the effect of a kind of stimulation method on oral mucosits.