Nursing and Health  

Nursing and Health is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original and high-quality research papers in all areas of nursing and health. As an important academic exchange platform, scientists and researchers can know the most up-to-date academic trends and seek valuable primary sources for reference.


ISSN: 2332-2217 (Print)

ISSN: 2332-2225 (Online)


Contact Us: nh.editor@hrpub.org or editor@hrpub.org

Website: http://www.hrpub.org/journals/jour_info.php?id=68


Reviewers

Prof. Jacquelyn Reid
School of Nursing, Indiana University Southeast, USA

Ms. Yuet Ying Wong
The Open University of Hong Kong, China

Prof. Yousif Abdallah
College of Medical Radiologic Sciences, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan

Dr. Valeria Carroll
School of Health and Social Care, College of Social Science, University of Lincoln, UK

Prof. Tammie Davis
School of Nursing, Walsh University, USA

Ms. Suzanne H. S. Lo
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Renee Bauer
Department of Baccalaureate Nursing, Indiana State University, USA

Dr. Pauline Samia
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University Hospitals, Kenya

Prof. Nagarajaiah 
Department of Nursing, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, India

Dr. Mary S. Limbe
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Dr. Kihara Anne Beatrice
Department of Gynecology, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Azza Ahmed
Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Egypt

Dr. Amal Khalil
Department of Nursing, King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences, Egypt

Ms. Kimberley Harrison
School of Nursing, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Canada

Dr. Patterson  Susan
1) Carolinas College of Health Sciences, Carolinas Health Care System, USA; 2) Chamberlain College of Nursing, Devry University, USA

Dr. Kai-Yu Tseng 
Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, College of Nursing, Taiwan

Dr. Kuan-yu Lin 
Department of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Antonia Lannie 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, UK

Dr. Areefa SM Alkasseh 
Faculty of Nursing, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Dr. Amy Bufford 
College of Nursing, McNeese State University, USA

Dr. Ashraf Eljedi 
Faculty of Nursing, The Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Dr. Kate Gosselin 
Department of Systems Leadership and Effectiveness Science, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, USA

Dr. Amal Samir Ahmed Abdel Maqsoud 
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University, Egypt

Dr. Amgad Gaber Elsaid 
Department of Physical Therapy, Taif University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Andrea Gilkison 
Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, School of Health Care Practice, AUT University, AUT South Campus, New Zealand

Dr. Annetta Smith 
School of Health Sciences, University of Stirling, Highland and Western Isles Campus, UK

Dr. Ann-Marie Urban 
Research and Innovation Centre, Faculty of Nursing, University of Regina, Canada

Dr. Anthony Villani 
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Australia

Dr. Angela Schmidt 
College of Nursing & Health Professions, Arkansas State University, USA

Dr. Bander Saad Albagawi 
College of Nursing, University of Hail, Saudi Arabia

Dr. H.K. CHOY 
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Prof. Basilia Zingarelli 
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

Dr. Bhaskar N rao 
Department of Surgery, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA

Prof. Bjöörn Fossum 
Department of Clinical Science and Education, Sophiahemmet University, Sweden

Dr. Bai-Neng Yang 
Graduate Institute of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Bernie M. Pauly 
School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada

Dr. Pam Brown 
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, USA

Dr. Cannas Kwok 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Dr. Caroline Swarbrick 
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, UK

Dr. Chieh-Chun Kao 
Department of Nursing, Ching Kuo Institute of Management and Health, Taiwan

Dr. Cathy MacDonald 
School of Nursing, Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada

Dr. Chia-Chun Li 
School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Dr. Cindy Wang 
School of Nursing, HungKuang University, Taiwan

Dr. Cynthia Mannion 
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada

Dr. David Wong 
Department of Nursing Studies, School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, China

Prof. Crispín Gigante Pérez 
Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Alcalá, Spain

Dr. Diane Willis CPsych 
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, UK

Dr. Deb Bomgaars 
Faculty of Nursing, Northwestern College, USA

Dr. Diane Duff 
Schools of Nursing, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

Dr. Derek McLaughlin 
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown Campus, UK

Dr. Debbie White 
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada

Dr. Yen Jean Mei-Chu 
Department of Nursing, I-Shou University, Taiwan

Dr. Edith J Morris 
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Medical Center, Georgetown University, USA

Dr. Ferdous Omari 
Department of Adult Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, WHO Collaborating Center, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Frederick YEUNG 
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Dr. Matthews-Smith Gerri 
School of Community Health, Napier University, UK

Dr. Gabriel Aguilera 
Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Almería, Spain

Dr. Gulten Koc 
Faculty of Nursing, Hacettepe University, Turkey

Dr. Heriberto de Pablo de Gregorio 
Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Alcalá, Spain

Dr. Hrund Sch. Thorsteinsson 
Department of Nursing Professional Practice Development, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland

Dr. Huda Gharaibeh 
Department of Maternal and Child, Faculty of Nursing, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan

Dr. Issa M. Hweidi 
Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Itaf Abed 
Faculty of Nursing, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Dr. I-Chen Lu 
Department of Nursing, Chung-Hwa University of Medical Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Carpio Jovani, Juan Jose 
Department of Medicine, CEU San Pablo University, Spain

Dr. James D. Holland 
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Valdosta State University, USA

Dr. Julie Duff Cloutier 
School of Nursing, Laurentian University, Canada

Dr. Jennell Charles 
School of Nursing, College of Health, Clayton State University, USA

Dr. Jojo Wong 
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Dr. Judith Scanlan 
College of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada

Dr. Judy E. Smith 
School of Nursing, California State University, USA

Prof. Jeanine Young 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Prof. Sanford R. Kahn 
College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati, USA

Dr. Hessler Karen 
School of Nursing, College of Natural and Health Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, USA

Dr. Kathy Banks 
School of Nursing, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Kay Price 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Australia

Dr. Karen-Ann 
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Dr. Kelly Brittain 
College of Nursing, Michigan State University, USA

Dr. khitam Mohammad 
Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan

Dr. Cheung Kin 
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Dr. Hsiu-Hsin Tsai 
School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Dr. Karimeh M. Alnuaimi 
Department of Midwifery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Ya-Wen Kuo 
Department of Nursing, Asia University, Taiwan

Prof. Lesley Wilkes 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Dr. Laila M. Akhu-Zaheya 
Faculty of Nursing, WHO Collaborating Center, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Lea Budden 
Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University, Australia

Prof. Lynne E. Young 
School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada

Dr. Linda J. Keilman 
College of Nursing, Michigan State University, USA

Dr. Kuan Pin Lin 
Department of Nursing, HungKuang University, Taiwan

Dr. Lindesay M C Irvine 
Department of Health and Nursing, Faculty of Social Science and Health Care, Queen Margaret University, UK

Dr. Bonnie Lorraine Lioce 
Learning and Technology Resource Center, College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, USA

Dr. Linda Shubert 
School of Nursing, Jacksonville University, USA

Dr. Marie MCLaughlin 
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia

Dr. Manueli D Kavika 
Department of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Fiji

Dr. Maria Rameka 
Division of Nursing, School of Clinical Sciences, AUT University, New Zealand

Dr. Melanie Adams Johnson 
Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, USA

Dr. Melissa Brock 
School of Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, USA

Dr. Merewairita Valu 
School of Nursing, Fiji National University, Fiji

Dr. TIU M. H. Mimi 
Division of Nursing and Health Studies, The Open University of Hong Kong, China

Dr. Manal Kassab 
Department of Maternal and Child Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Michael Leaver 
School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, USA

Mrs.Mary McGonigle 
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, UK

Dr. Marian Mac Lellan 
School of Nursing, Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada

Dr. Maureen M Ryan 
School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada

Dr. Mary Carol Pomatto 
Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing, Pittsburg State University, USA

Dr. Michele Dickens 
Department of Nursing Fundamentals, Campbellsville University, USA

Dr. Norrie Brown 
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Dr. Naomi A. Watson 
Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, UK

Dr. Nihaya Al-sheyab 
Department of Maternal and Child Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Nicolas Berthelot 
Department of Nursing, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres, Canada

Dr. Nicole Allard 
Department of Nursing, University of Quebec at Rimouski, Canada

Dr. Olayide Ogunsiji 
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Dr. Julie Ossege 
Department of Advanced Nursing Studies, Northern Kentucky University, USA

Dr. Pauline Meskell 
School of Nursing & Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Ireland

Dr. Penelope Stanford 
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, UK

Dr. Yu-Ching Tu 
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Life Science, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Reem Hatamleh 
Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Dr. Rasheeta Chandler 
College of Nursing, University of South Florida, USA

Dr. Dana Clawson 
College of Nursing and School of Allied Health, Northwestern State University, USA

Dr. Stacey Wilson 
College of Health, Massey University, Manawatu Campus, New Zealand

Dr. Ying Tsao 
Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi University, Taiwan

Dr. Shandra Burton 
School of Nursing, Marian University, USA

Dr. Susan D. Schaffer 
College of Nursing, University of Florida, USA

Dr. Sabrina L. Dickey 
College of Nursing, Florida State University, USA

Dr. Hwang Shiow-Li 
Department of Nursing, Asia University, Taiwan

Dr. Shu-Fen Su 
School of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Taiwan

Prof. Sagrario Pérez De la Cruz 
Department of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Almeria, Spain

Dr. Stephanie Pierce 
School of Nursing, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, USA

Dr. tzui chiu 
Department of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Verónica V. Márquez Hernández 
Department of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medicine, University of Almería, Spain

Dr. Victoria J. Morrison 
School of Nursing, Salem State University, USA

Dr. Wen-Yun Cheng 
School of Nursing, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Dr. Fiona Tang 
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Dr. Wen-Miao 
Graduate Institute of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Zhang Weihua 
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, USA

Dr. Mei-Yao Ho 
School of Nursing, Meiho University, Taiwan

Dr. Kathleen N. Dunemn 
School of Nursing, College of Natural and Health Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, USA

Dr. Hui-Ju Yang 
School of Nursing, Tzu Hui Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Dr. O. Yasuhara 
School of Human Nursing, University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Dr. John Yin 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, USA

Prof. Y. J. Hwu 
College of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Dr. Yousef Jaradat 
Nursing College, Hebron University, Palestine

Dr. Yu-Ping Huang 
Department of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Taiwan

Dr. Yung-Yu Su 
Graduate Institute of Health Care, Meiho University, Taiwan

Dr. Zelda Peters 
Department of Nursing, College of Sciences & Health Professions, Albany State University, USA

Dr.Barrett Kathleen 
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, UK

Dr.Ilisapeci Kubuabola 
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and Research (ESR), Fiji National University, Fiji

Dr. Pauline Black  
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, UK

Dr Cliff Richardson 
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK

Dr Chiao-nan Chen 
Department of Physical Therapy, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Dr Teris Cheung 
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Dr. Yi Pan 
Department of Statistics & Operations Research, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, The University of North Carolina, USA

Dr. David Healee 
Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Dr. Janine Archer 
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, UK

Dr. Benita Laird-Hopkins 
Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Bristol University, UK

Dr. Shi-Yann Cheng 
School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taiwan

Dr. Lorena Gutierrez-Puertas 
Department of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medicine, University of Almeria, Spain