Department of Adult Health Nursing

 PROF. LYDIA AZIATO

REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. Aziato, L., Majee, W., Jooste, K. & Teti, M. (2017). Community leaders’ perspectives on facilitators and inhibitors of health promotion among the youth in rural South Africa ‘International Journal of Africa Nursing Science’ 7(Supplement C), 119-125. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijans.2017.11.001.
  1. Kwegyir-Afful, E., Verbeek, J., Aziato, L., Seffah, J.D., Velviläinen-Julkunen, K. & Räsänen, K. (2017). Lifting and pregnancy outcomes: Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial. ‘Occupational Medicine’ kqx166-kqx166. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqx166.
  1. Dadzie, G., Aziato, L. & Aikins, A. G. (2017). “We are the best to stand in for Patients”: A qualitative study on nurses’ advocacy characteristics in Ghana ‘BMC Nursing’ 16(1), 61-69. doi:10.1186/s12912-017-0259-6  – Corresponding author
  1. Aziato, L., Kyei, A. A., & Deku, G.  (2017) Experiences of midwives on pharmacological and non-pharmacological labour pain management in Ghana ‘Reproductive Health’ 14:128. DOI 10.1186/s12978-017-0398-y.
  1. Anim-Boamah, O., Aziato, L & Adebayire, V. (2017). Ghanaian nurses’ knowledge of invasive procedural pain and its effects on children, parents and nurses. ‘Nursing Children & Young People’ 29 (7); 26-31.
  1. Majee, W., Aziato, L., Jooste, K. & Adaobi, A. (2017). The Graying of Rural America: Community Engagement and Health Promotion Challenges. ‘Health Promotion Practice’ 1524839917714768.
  1. Appiah R, Boakye KE, Ndaa P, Aziato L (2017): “Tougher than ever”: An exploration of relapse prevention strategies among patients recovering from poly-substance use disorders in Ghana. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy 2017:1-8.
  1. Aziato, L., & Odai, P. N. (2017). Exploring the safety and clinical use of herbal medicine in the contemporary Ghanaian context: A descriptive qualitative study. Journal of Herbal Medicine, 8, 62-67. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hermed.2016.11.002.
  1. Asirifi, M., Ogilvie, L., Barton, S., Aniteye, P., Stobart, K., Bilash, O., Eliason, C., Ansong, G., Aziato, L., Kwashie, A. (2017). Assessing challenges of clinical education in a baccalaureate nursing program in Ghana. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 7(10): 109-118.
  1. Adugbire, B. A., Aziato, L. & Dedey, F.  (2017). A qualitative exploration of the experiences of patients’ postoperative nursing care in the northern part of Ghana. ‘NUMID Horizon: An International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery’ 1(1); 47-56.
  1. Anim-Boamah, O., Aziato, L & Adebayire, V. (2017). Nurses attitudes and approaches to procedural pain management of children in Ghana: the case of Koforidua region hospital ‘NUMID Horizon: An International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery’ 1(1); 29-37.
  1. Adugbire, B. A., Aziato, L. & Dedey, F. (2017). Patients’ experiences of pre and intra operative nursing care in Ghana: A qualitative study. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 6, 45-51. doi:http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijans.2017.04.001.
  1. Aziato, L., Acheampong, K. A. & Umoar, L.K.  (2017). Labour pain experiences and perceptions: A qualitative study among post-partum women in Ghana ‘BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth’ 17(1); 73-82: doi 10.1186/s12884-017-1248-1.
  1. Appiah, R., Danquah, S.A., Nyarko, K., Ofori-Atta, A. L. & Aziato L. (2016). Precipitants of Substance Abuse Relapse in Ghana: A Qualitative Exploration. Journal of Drug Issues, 47(1), 104-115. doi: 10.1177/0022042616678612.
  1. Aziato, L., Ohemeng Antwi, H & Omenyo, C.N. (2016). Experiences and perceptions of Ghanaian midwives on labour pain and religious beliefs and practices influencing their care of women in labour. ‘Reproductive Health’ 13(1), 136-143. DOI: 10.1186/s12978-016-0252-7.
  1. Aziato, L. (2016). The dynamics of female education from the basic to the tertiary levels in Ghana: Challenges and reflections. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher, 28(3), 345-354.
  1. Aziato, L., Hindin, M. J., Maya, E. T., Manu, A., Amuasi, S. A., Lawerh, R. M., & Ankomah, A. (2016). Adolescents' Responses to an Unintended Pregnancy in Ghana: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 29(6), 653-658. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2016.06.005.
  1. Sani, A. M., Naab, F. & Aziato, L. (2016) Influence of educational level on knowledge and practice of breast self-examination among women in Sokoto, Nigeria. ‘Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences’ 5(2), 100-6. DOI:10.4103/2278-960X.194482.
  1. Aziato, L., Ohene, A. L., Norman, L. & Ohemeng Antwi, H (2016) ‘Ageing with aches and pains’: Lived experiences of the elderly in Ghana. International Journal of Caring Sciences 9 (2), 551-560.
  1. Aziato, L., Odai, P., & Omenyo, C. (2016). Religious beliefs and practices in pregnancy and labour: an inductive qualitative study among post-partum women in Ghana. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16(1), 138. doi:10.1186/s12884-016-0920-1.
  1. Aziato, L., & Antwi, H. O. (2016). Facilitators and barriers of herbal medicine use in Accra, Ghana: an inductive exploratory study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16(1), 1-9. doi:10.1186/s12906-016-1124-y.
  1. Aziato, L., Ohene, A. L., Dedey, F & Clegg-Lamptey, J. N (2016). ‘I was in real pain’: Surgical nurses personal pain experiences in Ghana. International Journal of Caring Sciences. 9(1): 90-98.
  1. Aziato, L. (2015). Learning from a lived experience of a PhD: A reflexive ethnography of two journeys International Journal of Higher Education, 4(4) 199-206. doi:10.5430/ijhe.v4n4p199.
  1. Aziato, L., Dedey, F., Marfo, K. Asamani, J.A., & Clegg-Lamptey, J. N. (2015). Validation of three pain scales among adult postoperative patients in Ghana. BMC Nursing, 14(42); 2-9. DOI: 10.1186/s12912-015-0094-6.
  1. Adipa, F. E., Aziato, L., & Zakaria, A N. (2015). Qualitative exploration of nurses’ perspectives on clinical oxygen administration in Ghana – International Journal of Africa Nursing Science, 2; 42-46.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2015). Developing a context appropriate clinical guideline for post-operative pain management in Ghana: A participatory approach – International Journal of Africa Nursing Science, 2; 26-33.
  1. Atinga, R., Kuganab-Lem, R., & Aziato, L., Srofenyoh, E. (2014). Strengthening quality of acute care through feedback from patients in Ghana. African Journal of Emergency Medicine, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2014.10.008.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2014e). Psychosocial factors influencing Ghanaian family caregivers in the post-operative care of their hospitalized patients. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 16(2): 112-124.
  1. Aziato, L., Dedey, F & Clegg-Lamptey, J. N. (2015). Dysmenorrhea management and coping among students in Ghana: A qualitative exploration Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 28(3): 163-169. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2014.07.002.
  1. Aziato, L., Dedey, F & Clegg-Lamptey, J. N. (2014). The experience of dysmenorrhoea among Ghanaian Senior High and University students: Pain characteristics and effects. Reproductive Health 11:58 doi:10.1186/1742-4755-11-58.
  1. Bonsu, A. B., Aziato, L & Clegg-Lamptey, J.N. (2014). Living with advanced breast cancer among Ghanaian women: Emotional and psychosocial experiences. International Journal of Palliative Care 2014(2014): 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/403473
  1. Aziato, L. & Clegg-Lamptey, J. N. (2014) Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Factors Influencing Treatment Decisions in Ghana. Health Care for Women International. 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2014.911299.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2014a). The Ghanaian surgical nurse and post-operative pain management: A Clinical Ethnographic Insight. Pain Management Nursing, 15(1): 265-272.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2014b). Determinants of Nurses’ Knowledge Gap on Pain Management in Ghana. Nurse Education in Practice, 14(2): 195-199.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2014c). An insight into the Pre-operative Experiences of Ghanaian General Surgical Patients. Clinical Nursing Research 23(2): 171-187.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O. (2014d). An ethnographic exploration of post-operative pain experience among Ghanaian surgical patients. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 26(3); 301-307. DOI: 10.1177/1043659614526246.
  1. Aziato, L & Adejumo, O (2013) Perspectives of the Surgeons, Anaesthetists, and Pharmacists on post-operative pain management roles in the Ghanaian context. The African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 19(3) 678-691 -
  1. Aziato, L., (2009). Post-mastectomy experiences of women with breast cancer in the Accra metropolis. West African Journal of Nursing, 20(1), 51-57.

PROFESSIONAL NEWSLETTER

  1. Aziato, L (2008). Breast cancer: a devastating disease on the increase in Ghana. The Ghanaian Nurse 2:12-19.

BOOK CHAPTERS         

  1. Aziato, L. (2014). The Concept of Pain and Trends in Post-operative Pain Management: Implications for Nursing Practice in Ghana. In Aziato et al ed. Footprints of the Nursing Profession: Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana p. 56-74: Sub-Saharan Publishers, Accra.
  1. Aziato L. & Korsah K. A. (2014) Nursing Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Orientation and Applications. In Aziato et al ed. Footprints of the Nursing Profession: Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana p. 193-209: Sub-Saharan Publishers, Accra.

             EDITED BOOKS

  1. Aziato, L, Kwashie, A, Korsah, K. A & Naab, F. (2014). Footprints of the Nursing Profession: Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana (edited). Sub-Saharan Publishers, Accra.
  1. NHLMC-HRDD/Ministry of Health/Ghana Health Service, (2005). A Hand Book on Nursing Protocol. The City Printers Ltd, Accra.

             PROTOCOL REGISTRATION

  1. Räsänen, K., Kwegyir-Afful, E., Verbeek, J., Seffah, J.D. & Aziato, L. (2015). Protocol registration: Lift Less to Prevent Preterm Birth & Low Birth Weight - A Study Protocol of a Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Pan African Clinical Trials Registry 2015/10/11.  

             CONFERENCE/SEMINAR /WORKSHOP PAPERS

  1. Atinga, R. A., Kuganab-Lem, R. B., Aziato, L., & Yarney, L. (2014). Health workers experience of violent assaults and risk assessment of mental hospitals: implications for sustainable mental healthcare delivery in Ghana. 2nd UGBS Conference on Business and Development 2014 Conference Proceedings, 275-286.

 

MRS. CECILIA ELIASON

              JOURNAL

  1. Salifu,Y., Eliason, C., & Mensah, G. (2018). Health service factors that affect adherence to tuberculosis treatment in Ghana. Primary Health Care, 28(2), 27-33.
  2. Salifu, Y., & Eliason, C.(2017) Tuberculosis treatment adherence in Ghana: Patients’ perspectives of barriers and enablers to treatment. NUMID, 7.6-23.
  3. Asirifi, M., Ogilvie, L., Barton, S., Aniteye, P., Stobart, K., Bilash, O., Stobart, K., Eliason, C., Achepim-Ansong, G. Aziato, L. . . Kwashie, A. (2017). Assessing challenges of clinical education in a baccalaureate nursing program in Ghana. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(10), 109-118.
  4. Salifu, Y., Eliason C, & Mensah, G. (2016) ‘Ghost’ stories: sociocultural factors influencing tuberculosis treatment adherence in Ghana. Primary Health Care, 26(10), 34-41. doi: 10.7748/phc.2016.e1159.
  5. Stevens, B., Donkor, E.S., Goka, B.Q, Odame, I., Langins, M., Riah,i S., de Young, S,, Walters, D.,  Eliason, C., Fleming-Carroll, B., Barnes, G., Ekey, F.V., Hubley, P., Nyanteh, F., Mensah, E., Sackey I. (2014) Impact and sustainability of an accredited paediatric nursing training programme in Ghana. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(12): 142-158.
  6. Eliason, C., Awoonor-Williams J.K, Nonvignon J, Nonvignon & Aikins M (2014). Determinants of family planning service utilization among women of reproductive age in Ghana: A case- control study of Nkwanta District. Reproductive Health, 11(1), 65.

             BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Eliason, C. & Avadu, P. (2014) Chapter Eleven- Trends in Stroke: Role of Nurses and Family Caregivers. In L.Aziato & A.A.Kwashie (Eds) Footprints of the Nursing Profession - Current Trends and Emerging issues in Ghana. (pp 172-192). Clinical Sciences Series. University of Ghana Readers. Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana.

            CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  1. Eliason, C. (2011) Experiences of caregivers of stroke patients: A study at the Korle Bu   Teaching Hospital. Poster presentation at the 5th Scientific Conference of College of Health Sciences, University Of Ghana, Legon.
     

 

 

 

 

  • Korsah, K.A.  (2011), Nurses’ Stories about their interactions with Patients at the Holy Family Hospital, Techiman, Ghana. Open Journal of Nursing, 2011, 1, 1 -9.
  • Korsah, K.A. (2013), Trends in the Management of Diabetics Mellitus: Nurses’ Perspectives. In Footprints of the Nursing Profession, Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana, University of Ghana, Sub-Saharan Publishers, pp. 154 – 171.
  • Korsah, K.A. Aziato, L. (2013), Nursing Research: A Qualitative Orientation and Application: In Footprints of the Nursing Profession, Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana, University of Ghana, Sub-Saharan Publishers, pp. 193 – 211.  
  • Avadu, P; Eliason, C. (2013), Trends in Stroke: Roles of Nurses and Family Caregivers. In Footprints of the Nursing Profession, Current Trends and Emerging Issues in Ghana, University of Ghana, Sub-Saharan Publishers, pp. 172 - 192.
  • Atinga, R.A; Domfeh, K.A.; Kayi, E.; Abuosi, A.; Dzansi, G., (2013), Effects of perceived Workplace Politics in Hospitals on Nurs4e’ Behavioural Intentions in Ghana. In Journal of Nursing Management, John Wikey & Sons Ltd