The Impact of Therapy Dogs on Prelicensure Baccalaureate Nursing Student Test Anxiety
Contributor(s):: Walker, C.
Nursing Students with Disabilities: A Guide to Providing Accommodations
Contributor(s):: Lucas, L. S., Silbert-Flagg, J., D'Aoust, R. F.
The effect of pet therapy on the stress and social anxiety levels of disabled children: A randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Demiralay, Ş, Keser, İ
Effects of Human-Animal Interactions with Companion Animals on Stress and Anxiety in Nursing Students
Contributor(s):: Ballenger, Karen Elizabeth
The Impact of an Animal-Assisted Intervention Using Certified Therapy Dogs on Psychological and Physiological Measures of Pre-Licensure Baccalaureate Nursing Student Test Anxiety
Contributor(s):: Walker, Cristen
The Use of Life-Like Robotic Animals in the Acute Care Setting to Assist in the Care of Patients with Dementia
| Contributor(s):: Denby, Abby
The purpose of this pilot project was to describe the effect of life-like robotic animals on the nurses’ ability to provide care, patients’ level of agitation, use of antipsychotic medications, restraint and sitter use for patients with dementia in an acute care setting. Nurses...
Nurse Leaders' Perspectives on Animal-Assisted Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Abate, Samantha Vita
Knowledge deficits and unfavorable attitudes are commonly cited barriers that prevent adoption of animal-assisted interventions (AAIs). Nurse leaders’ (NLs’) knowledge of and attitudes toward AAIs have not been well documented in the literature. The purpose of this study was to...
Behavioral interactions and glucocorticoid production of Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somaliensis) mothers and foals
| Contributor(s):: Kozlowski, Corinne P., Baskir, Eli, Clawitter, Helen L., Franklin, Ashley D., Thier, Tim, Fischer, Martha, Powell, David M., Asa, Cheryl S.
Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somaliensis) are the most endangered species of wild equid, and little is known about their reproductive biology. Here, we describe social interactions and glucocorticoid production of five pairs of Somali wild ass females and their foals, which were born within...
Federal, state, and institutional regulations regarding a nursing student with a service animal
| Contributor(s):: Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Silbert-Flagg, J., Nolan, M. T.
[Loneliness in nursing homes-Experience and measures for amelioration : A literature review]
| Contributor(s):: Plattner, L., Brandstötter, C., Paal, P.
The effect of animal-assisted therapy on nursing student anxiety: A randomized control study
| Contributor(s):: Anderson, D., Brown, S.
Pup rearing: The role of mothers and allomothers in free-ranging domestic dogs
| Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K., Roy, S., Ghosh, B.
What factors influence perceptions about animal-assisted therapy?
| Contributor(s):: Yordy, Morgan, Tuttle, Malti, Meyer, Jill M., Kartovicky, Leah
Preparing for a student with a service animal
| Contributor(s):: Silbert-Flagg, J., Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Nolan, M. T., Lin, L., Bellefeuille, P., Foley, M., Mallareddy, D., Baker, D., D'Aoust, R.
Are Nurses Joining the Ride? Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies Review
| Contributor(s):: Khalid Bandar Almasloukh, Pamela Stewart Fahs
Background: Equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) is a rapidly growing practice that is described as therapeutic and entertaining. Complementary therapies such as EAAT are gaining acceptance as the health care needs of the population are changing. Method: This systematic review draws...
Revisión de la literatura sobre los beneficios e inconvenientes de la terapia con animales en personas mayores
| Contributor(s):: Laura Guillén Javaloyes
Introducción: desde hace décadas, los animales han sido objeto de estudio multidisciplinar para los humanos por los efectos positivos que generan a las personas. El aumento de la esperanza de vida y de los cuidados necesarios en la última etapa del ciclo vital, nos hizo...
Providing elevated ‘getaway bunks’ to nursing mink dams improves their health and welfare
| Contributor(s):: Dawson, Lauren, Buob, Misha, Haley, Derek, Miller, Steve, Stryker, Judy, Quinton, Margaret, Mason, Georgia
Farmed mink infants (Neovison vison) remain with their mothers beyond natural weaning age. This benefits their welfare, but can stress their mothers and contribute to illness (e.g. ‘nursing sickness’). European studies have explored augmenting cages with structures allowing mothers to get away...
Nursing behaviour in lactating sows kept in isolation, in acoustic and visual contact
| Contributor(s):: Šilerová, Jitka, Špinka, Marek, Neuhauserová, Kristýna
Synchronization of nursings occurs between domestic lactating sows housed in one room. This study tested experimentally whether acoustic contact without any possibility to see other sows is sufficient for a high level of nursing synchronization. Secondly, the study investigated whether the...
Nest-building in sows: Effects of farrowing housing on hormonal modulation of maternal characteristics
| Contributor(s):: Yun, Jinhyeon, Swan, Kirsi-Marja, Vienola, Kirsi, Farmer, Chantal, Oliviero, Claudio, Peltoniemi, Olli, Valros, Anna
Prepartum nesting opportunities may improve maternal characteristics and welfare of sows during parturition and lactation. We investigated the effects of provision of space and nesting material prior to parturition on circulating oxytocin concentrations, maternal characteristics and their...
The effects of the light regimen imposed during lactation on the performance and behaviour of sows and their litters
| Contributor(s):: Simitzis, Panagiotis E., Veis, Dimitrios, Demiris, Nikos, Charismiadou, Maria A., Ayoutanti, Anna, Deligeorgis, Stelios G.
The objective of the present study was to highlight the possible effects of an extended photoperiod throughout lactation on the performance and behaviour of sows and their piglets. Sows were randomly assigned to two light regimens: (1) standard (n=12) consisting of 8h of light (0700–1500) daily...