Intima Alrimawi

Intima Alrimawi
Georgetown University | GU · Department of Nursing

PhD in Nursing

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Additional affiliations
August 2018 - January 2019
Stratford, George Mason University
Position
  • Managing Director
August 2018 - January 2019
Stratford University
Position
  • Managing Director
October 2016 - October 2016
Stratford University
Position
  • Faculty Member
Education
October 2010 - March 2015
University of Nottingham
Field of study
  • Health

Publications

Publications (49)
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Unintentional injuries are a growing global public health problem that causes mortality, morbidity, and disability among children. These injuries are common among under-fives and form a significant burden on healthcare systems, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Nurses and doctors have a major role to play in the prevention of home i...
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Background Unintentional child injuries are a growing public health problem, representing a major cause of mortality, morbidity, and disability worldwide. Injuries are a substantial burden on health-care systems, particularly in low-income countries. We aimed to explore the perceptions and practices of parents, health professionals, and key individ...
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Aim This study aims to explore the psychological status of nurses working with cancer patients in Jordan. Background Literature shows that nurses face many stressors in their job, in particular oncology nurses. Some of them have psychiatric illness such as anxiety and depression. Most of the reviewed studies were conducted in developed countries,...
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Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a basic life support (BLS) educational course given to 110 middle school children, using a pretest posttest design. In the pretest, students were asked to demonstrate BLS on a manikin to simulate a real-lif...
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Background: Childhood obesity has a worldwide association with serious health problems and complications that increase the risk of illness and death. Aim: To identify and assess the factors contributing to overweight and obesity among school students in north Jordan. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study involving 1,554 students was cond...
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Background The higher education institutions worldwide have been transformed unexpectedly to online teaching. This sudden movement from blended learning or traditional face-to-face teaching has severely disrupted university activities and posed many challenges for teaching staff, who were asked to develop online versions of their courses overnight....
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Background: Online learning has been shown to have a significant effect on education in the 21st century, and it has become indispensable in nursing education because of the requirement to connect theoretical courses with hospital-based practice. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, education has shifted abruptly away from traditional face-to-face instru...
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Aim To clarify if Sense of Coherence could be used as an element of primary-focused health services in schools. Background The United Arab Emirates is striving to develop a high-quality, primary focused healthcare system. School healthcare services are well established in the UAE but have not yet been fully used to play a key role in this developm...
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Background Cancer is the second most fatal disease in the world, following cardiac diseases. Throughout the cancer trajectory, patients experience symptom clusters and malnutrition. Both affect the quality of life for these patients. Limited studies had focused on these issues in Palestine. Purpose This study aims to assess and evaluate the relati...
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The objectives of this study were to explore parenting practices from the perspectives of Palestinian parents and their children, and concordance between parents and children in their reports of parenting practices, in a culture that is underrepresented in the literature. A descriptive cross-sectional design was used. The Alabama Parenting Question...
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Background Blended learning is a relatively new educational approach that has been introduced into higher education in Palestine. While it has many advantages, there is no empirical evidence, nor any case studies from Palestine to support the use of blended learning over traditional classroom. Objectives To compare students’ learning outcomes, lea...
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Background: Treatments for childhood cancers have raised the survival rate, however different forms of malignancy continue to cause untimely deaths, and cancer remains a leading cause of death among children. Global research on paediatric cancer is limited for several reasons. Most research has focused on specific methodologies, including question...
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Purpose This study aimed to explore the lived experiences of family carers in the care of children with cancer. Method A phenomenological hermeneutic approach was conducted, informed by the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. Fourteen interviews were conducted with family members: mothers (n = 9), grandmothers and fathers (n = 5). Fourteen family care...
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Background Unintentional injuries are a major global health problem that affects children considerably. Such injuries are most common among under-fives and this places a significant burden on healthcare systems, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. In Palestine, there is a paucity of research in this area. Aim To explore health profes...
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Introduction Reporting Medication Errors (MEs) is a critical issue that confronts healthcare providers and institutions all over the world, yet this issue has only recently been examined in developing countries. Purpose To explore the perceptions of Jordanian nurses around reporting MEs and to identify potential barriers to reportage in their cont...
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Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate nurses' experiences related to medication errors (MEs) from the perspective of Jordanian nurses. This article reports the findings concerning the factors that cause MEs from the perspectives of Jordanian nurses. Background: MEs are critical issues facing healthcare providers and health in- stitutions....
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Background and purpose Applying strategies that improve sense of coherence (SOC) may positively affect adolescents’ wellbeing. This may be particularly beneficial for those with chronic conditions. Therefore, having a valid measurement tool for SOC is important. This study assessed the validity and reliability of the Arabic version of the SOC quest...
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This bibliography lists articles and reviews of books relevant to Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict from the quarter 16 November–16 February 2020. Entries are classified under the following headings: Palestine in Global and Comparative Perspectives; Palestine and the Palestinians; Literature and the Arts; Middle East and the Arab World; Israe...
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Background Adolescents with long-term health conditions may be at risk of developing psychological comorbidities and adopting ineffective coping mechanisms if they are not adequately supported at home or school. Aim To understand the strategies adolescents use when dealing with challenging health situations, and gain an in-depth understanding of t...
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This study aims to explore mothers’ practices regarding the prevention of home injuries to children aged younger than 5 years. A multiple qualitative case study approach was used, whereby data was collected from mothers living in camps, rural, and urban settings in Palestine’s Ramallah district. The following data collection methods were employed:...
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Background: The literature shows that oncology nurses have more stressors than nurses in other units. They face many challenges both within and outside the work environment that affect them negatively. Most of the reviewed studies concerning these challenges were conducted in developed countries. Aim: The purpose of this study was to explore the...
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Obesity in children and young people is a significant public health issue. It can be associated with adverse health, economic and social implications. It is argued that preventing obesity needs adaptation to a healthy lifestyle, which includes behavioral modification, reduction in sedentary behavior, changes in nutrition, managing stress, and incre...
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Background: Unintentional injuries are an important global public health problem. Potentially, some senior managers have a major role to play in the prevention of home injuries. Aims: To explore senior managers' perceptions and practices regarding the prevention of home injuries among children and the potential factors that might influence such pra...
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Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate differences in the barriers to good cancer pain management between physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in Jordan. Design: A descriptive correlational design was used to answer the research questions of this study. Methods: A group of 473 participants completed the study questionnaires (Barriers Question...
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Background: Uncertainty in illness implies no meaning has been attributed to an illness event. Although many studies focus on this issue in adults, there is limited research into children with chronic illnesses. Parental uncertainty has been associated with increased risk of post-traumatic stress, which can in turn adversely affect child and paren...
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Unintentional injuries are a growing global public health problem, causing mortality, morbidity, and disability among children. The rates of injuries were highest among children under the age of 5 years, and this forms a significant burden on health care systems, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Mothers have a major role to play in...
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Background Despite the efforts to protect children around the world, child abuse and neglect remain serious and global problems. In Palestine, child abuse is hidden under the community culture and does not appear in the ministry of health's official reports. Little is known about nurses’ perceptions about this situation. Our objective was to identi...
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Aim and objectives: To illustrate the Palestinian community's views, opinions and stances about the concept of do-not-resuscitate for terminally ill patients. Background: Do-not-resuscitate orders are practised in many countries worldwide, but there is no consensus on their practice in the Middle East. Do-not-resuscitate orders may be applied fo...
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Background: Depression is a common psychosocial problem that negatively affects the lives and relationships of school-age children, adolescents, and adults both in private and public. Purpose: To explore the psychosocial well-being among Jordanian school-age children and adolescents who are complaining of end stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing h...
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A comprehensive search of M edline, Cinahl, Sociofile and Psychinfo was performed. The key words used were "rela-tives", "family", "family presence", "family witnessing", "staff attitudes", "critical care", "critical care settings", "cardiopulmonary resuscitation", "family centred care" and "holistic care". The search for articles was conducted in...
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M ost of the literature failed to give an exact meaning for the end-of-life or the end-of-life care. However, there are some authors tried to give a brief description of this term. These two descriptions seem vague and general. Finding an exact or comprehensive defin ition of end-of-life care seems very difficult. Findings from the reviewed studies...
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The adverse psychological effects of the FWR were the main concern for most health professionals. The sensitivity of the situation during the resuscitation process on family and health staff required them to deal positively with each other, as each group need s the other group. Death after CPR is usually sudden even in the critically ill patients....
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Background Despite the efforts to protect children around the world, child abuse and neglect remain serious and global problems. In Palestine, child abuse is hidden under the community culture, does not appear in the Ministry of Health official reports, and little is known about nurses’ perceptions towards this phenomenon. The aim of this study was...
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Background Unintentional injuries are a growing global public health problem that causes mortality, morbidity and disability among children. These injuries are most common among under-fives and form a significant burden on healthcare systems, particularly in low and middle income countries. Parents, health professionals, and key peoples have a majo...
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Background: Parents' participation in their child's care has been recognized as a key component to develop a satisfying experience for parents of a hospitalized child. However, studies suggested that parents' participation in care is under searched for nonwestern societies.
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Background: Different methods have evolved to improve health outcomes over the decades, one of the most critical of which is cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Recently, the utility of this method has been debated for terminally ill patients, leading to the patient classification of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) for some terminally ill patients. Research ab...
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Background: Hand hygiene is one of the most effective ways to control health care related infection. Nurses and physicians are the main health care workers contacting with patients, representing the vector in the chain of infection. Thus, assessing their knowledge, practice and attitudes regarding hand hygiene is very important to decrease the inci...
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Background: Despite the efforts to protect children around the world, child abuse and neglect remain serious and global problems. In Palestine, child abuse is hidden under the community culture, does not appear in the Ministry of Health official reports, and little is known about nurses’ perceptions towards this phenomenon. Objectives: To identify...

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Health professional perceptions and practices regarding the prevention of home injuries among the under-fives children in Ramallah district.