İlkay Boz

İlkay Boz
Akdeniz University

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Background: Caring contains understanding and connecting with the individual and the process of providing the healing effect. Nurses' awareness of the science of care can be improved by analyzing and sharing their care experiences, including their healing power, with members of the profession. Aim: The aim of this study was to understand the mea...
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Aim: To examine the relationship between the COVID-19 phobia and perinatal anxiety levels and birth type preferences of pregnant women in the third trimester. Design: This was designed a cross-sectional study using the non-random convenience sampling method following the STROBE checklist. Methods: The research was conducted with 315 pregnant w...
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Aims To explore nurses' personal, social and professional experiences in COVID‐19 emergency departments and intensive care units based on the Reconceptualized Uncertainty in Illness Theory. Design This study used an interpretive qualitative descriptive design. Methods Open‐ended interviews were conducted between August and November 2020 with 21 n...
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Purpose: To describe nursing students' perceptions of care and compassion in the context of the clinical environment. Design and methods: This phenomenological study data were collected by focus groups and Giorgi et al. stages used in the data analysis. Findings: Sixteen students participated in this study. Four themes and 12 subthemes were de...
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The Kidney Disease Quality of Life‐36 (KDQOL‐36) measures the quality of life multidimensionally such as physical and mental functions, kidney disease burden, symptoms and problems, and effects of kidney disease on daily life. Therefore, it is commonly used clinical evaluation of patients with chronic kidney disease. This systematic review aimed to...
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Aim: To explore women's experiences on the psychoeducation programme based on Human Caring Theory in decreasing fear of childbirth. Design and methods: This Husserlian phenomenological qualitative study was conducted with 11 women. Results: Four themes were identified; "self-motivators for participate in psychoeducation programme", "psychoeduc...
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Aim To develop a theory to explain women's experiences about becoming a mother following successful in vitro fertilization treatment. Design This study is a qualitative study based on a constructivist grounded theory approach. Methods Data were collected using a semi-structured interview guide initially that was later to be changed to a flexible...
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Aim This study aims to understand the essence of perinatal nurses’ experiences, thoughts, and feelings on compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue. Methods The descriptive phenomenological design was used in this study. Data were collected at in-depth interviews with 16 perinatal nurses. The thematic analysis method was used in data analysis...
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Purpose The purpose of this study was to adapt the Caring Assessment Tool‐Administration (CAT‐Adm) to Turkish and to test the psychometric properties. Design and Methods The study was carried out in a cross‐sectional and methodological design. The sample consisted of 578 nurses. Findings The total score correlation coefficients of the items in th...
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Aim This study aims to explore women’s experiences with embryo transfer (ET) until pregnancy test and their conceptualization of their embryo. Method The sample of this descriptive phenomenology study consists of 17 women with ET. The data were collected through in-depth interviews. The thematic analysis developed by Braun and Clarke was used for...
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Background Adherence to fluid intake, diet, and drug management is very important in hemodialysis patients. Educational and self‐management interventions are frequently used to improve adherence to treatment in hemodialysis patients. Objectives To synthesize a comparison of the effect of educational and self‐management interventions on adherence t...
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Purpose To develop and examine the psychometric properties of the caring behaviors assessment tool‐patient version‐short form (CBAP‐SF) based on Human Caring Theory to evaluate caring behaviors by patients. Methods This methodological study was conducted with 400 patients. The data were analyzed with SPSS 23.0 and LISREL 8.80. Findings It was fou...
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Objectives To develop and examine the psychometric properties of the Caring Behaviors Assessment Tool Nursing Version-Short Form (CBAN-SF) based on the Human Caring Theory to assess the importance of different caring behaviors from a nurse perspective. Design This study is based on the Consensus-Based Standards for the Selection of Health Status M...
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Objectives: To assess the effects of P6 and LI4 acupressure on post-caesarean pain and analgesic consumption. Design: This was a randomized, single-blinded, placebo-controlled study conducted in a university-affiliated obstetrics clinic between July 2017 and July 2018. Participants: Women (n=132) were randomly assigned to acupressure (n=44), p...
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Background and Purpose Investigation of thoughts, experiences, and attitudes of nurse educators regarding theory-based research is important. Ultimately, nurse educators are the producers of nursing knowledge and providers of education. The aim of this study is to understand the experiences of nurse educators in selecting and using nursing theory t...
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Background Self‐efficacy plays an important role in recovery. There is a need for valid tools that can assess self‐efficacy in cardiovascular diseases to provide evidence‐based practices. Objective To perform a psychometric review of self‐efficacy instruments in cardiovascular disease according to the COSMIN checklist in order to facilitate the se...
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Objective: To evaluate the effects of psychoeducation program based on the Human Caring Theory on the level of fear of childbirth (FOC) by comparing the antenatal education classes. Methods: This feasibility study was conducted in a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial on 24 nulliparous women with FOC between July and October 2018. The women...
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Purpose: This study aims to explore the caring behaviors experiences of gynecologic oncology nurses. Methods: This study was conducted with phenomenological hermeneutical approach. This study was carried out 14 nurses working on women with gynecologic cancer. Data were collected through individual interview method by using semi-structured interview...
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The authors' aim in this study was to determine the vitamin D levels of Turkish women who were undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). The study design was a descriptive cohort study of a total of 208 infertile women at an IVF center in Turkey. Our findings showed that 4.3% of the women had a replete vitamin D level, 23.6% of the women had insuffi...
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Complementary therapies are the names given throughout the methods applied in parallel with modern medicine to gain the health of the individual. Interest in complementary therapies from the past to the present day and the frequency of use of these methods continues to increase. Increasing use of complementary therapies by the community and requiri...
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Aim: To discover, identify, and interpret the decision-making processes and experiences of women on vaginal birth after caesarean section. Methods: This Husserlian phenomenological qualitative study was conducted using semistructured individual interviews with 12 women who experienced vaginal birth after caesarean section between August and Dece...
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Z Amaç: Bu çalışma ile gebelik ve doğum sonu dönemdeki kadınların D vitamini ve güneşlenme ile ilgili farkındalıklarının belirlenmesi amaçlan-mıştır. Gereç ve Yöntemler: Tanımlayıcı ve kesitsel tasarımdaki bu çalışma, bir üniversite hastanesinde, kadın-doğum polikliniğine başvuran gebeler ve kadın-doğum kliniğinde yatan doğum yapmış kadınlar ile yü...
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Objective: Psychoeducation is an evidence-based therapeutic intervention for women that provide information, support for a better understanding and coping with fear of childbirth (FOC). Although there have been some studies examining the effects of psychoeducation on FOC and cesarean section (CS), there is no high quality evidence. This systematic...
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Professional values have been acknowledged as the foundation of nursing care, and compassion is recognized as one of these professional values. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between compassion and professional values and the factors that affect the perceptions of nursing students. A cross-sectional research design was used...
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Background: Coronary artery disease is one of the most important health problems among heart diseases in the world, with high morbidity and mortality. Lifestyle changes in particular are recommended in the latest guidelines for implementing secondary prevention. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of telehealth intervent...
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Practicums help nursing students to become familiar with nursing roles and to acquire a proper understanding of nursing behavior, functions, and values. Initial clinical practice experiences are highly important, especially for first-year nursing students, in terms of professional socialization. The aim of this study was to explore the initial expe...
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This study aims to use the partograph among Turkish women to (a) assess birth curves, (b) define the phase duration of labour, and (c) identify the factors that affect labour. This study was conducted with 496 women and features a retrospective descriptive analysis and a cross-sectional design. The mean duration for the active phase was 5.75 hours...
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Aim This paper introduces the study on the European Union Project on complementary therapies and discusses project outputs and results. The goal of the European Union Project was to improve the professional knowledge and skills of women's health and oncology nurses regarding CT. Background The increasing and widespread use of complementary therapi...
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Background and Design: Striae gravidarum (SG) has been reported to be associated with various factors, but the role of complementary therapies in the prevention of SG is still not well understood. The aim of this study was to determine complementary therapies for prevention of SG. Materials and Methods: This descriptive research was conducted on 1...
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Z Bakım sürekli gelişim gösteren dinamik bir kavramdır. Teorik bir terim olan bakım kavramı klinikte bakım gereksinimi olan birey ile karşılaşma ve ilişki kurma ile anlam kazanır. Bakım ancak hemşirenin bireyin yaşam alanına ve varoluşsal alanına girmesiyle başlayabilir ve böylece hemşire bireyin varoluş durumunu saptar, bunu hisseder ve tepki göst...
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One of the most important criteria for professionalism is accumulation of knowledge that is usable in professional practice. Nursing models and theories are important elements of accumulating nursing knowledge and have a chance to guarantee the ethical professional practice. In recent years, there has been an increase in the use of models in nursin...
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The objectives of this study were to investigate learning experiences of the nurses who participated in transnational and multinational occupational training. A qualitative descriptive methodology was used. Data are clustered into 3 categories "occupational training," "complementary care," and "intercultural interaction." This research has revealed...
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Background: Infertility as a gynecological illness causes many psychological problems. In Turkey, only a limited number of studies have used qualitative methods to explore the experiences of infertile women. Purpose: The aims of this study are to investigate the infertility experiences of women using Watson's Theory of Human Caring as a guide an...
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Background: One of the most important decisions that women have to make after becoming pregnant concerns their mode of birth, and these decisions are influenced by complex physiological, psychological and socio-cultural factors. Aim: To obtain in-depth descriptions of nulliparous women's experiences during the decision-making process for their m...
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To investigate the effects of nursing care based on the Theory of Human Caring on distress caused by infertility, perceived self-efficacy and adjustment levels. Infertility leads to individual, familial and social problems. Nursing care standards for women affected by infertility have yet to emerge. A randomized controlled trial. This study was con...
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To translate and test the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the Infertility Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form (TISE-SF). The convenience sample consisted of 120 infertile women. A psychometric research design was used with content and construct validity and reliability. Cronbach's alpha of .78 showed moderate reliability, whereas item-...
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Nursing theories and models form a framework for systematizing nursing practices. In Turkey, nurses are generally organized on the basis of the medical model, which makes the essence of nursing invisible. The authors here aim to explain how to maintain a theory-based care approach for nurses working with persons experiencing infertility. The intera...
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The aim of this study was to re-interpret qualitative studies that examined life experiences of women with gynecological cancer through the perspective of "existentialist philosophy". In this meta-synthesis study, a theoretical sampling method was used. Thirty-five studies that were accessible in full text, published in Turkish and English, were in...
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Background: The popularity of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has increased and has been used extensively in cardiovascula r disease (CVD) patients. We aimed to determine prevalence, types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), interactions between CAM and medicine therapy in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Method...
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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been defined as any therapy other than contemporary or scientific. The popularity of CAM has grown increasingly in Western countries in the past decade, especially among oncology patients. CAM is most commonly used among women and cancer patients. The aim of this literature review was to review the i...
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The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore and document the motivational factors, supports, and barriers to choosing nursing and to explore the nursing and caring images of male nursing students. The unique context for this study was the merging of the community health officer and nursing curricula, which suddenly brought men enrolle...
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to determine the relationship between pregnancy planning and antenatal behaviours. a descriptive study using a questionnaire completed during face-to-face interviews. the obstetric and gynaecology department of one public hospital in Turkey. 1355 postpartum women. of the pregnancies among these women, 71.3% were planned, 17% were unplanned and 11.7...
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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to determine relationship between submissive acts and self esteem among nursing students. METHODS: This descriptive research has been performed with 322 nursing students in Akdeniz University, between February 2007-March 2007. Research data has derived by the questionnaire from that composed of two-parts. In the...
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Ovarian Hiperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) is a serious, life-threatening, preventable obstetric complication of infertility treatment. Mrs MO, whom receiving in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment in the Obstetrics and Gynecology outpatient clinic at Akdeniz University Hospital for primary infertility was diagnosed with OHSS. The purpose of this stu...

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