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Review Article Pages 73-80
Abstract: Nurses have, as part of their professional standards, an obligation to be able to explain and support their clinical decisions on the basis of evidence-based practice (EBP). For example, in Ontario, the regulatory body entitled the College of Nurses of Ontario makes reference to EBP as the first listed indicator for each of two of its practice standards.
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Original Article Pages 62-72
Abstract: Thousands of older, Japanese adults are cared for by employed female family members. In 2016, 27% (34 million) of the population was over 65 years of age, and approximately 18% (6 million) were care receivers. An estimated 2.9 million women are home-based family caregivers, and 32% of these women (931,300) are middle-aged. The desire for employment among married woman has increased, and 75% or more of the female workforce comprises women aged 45-54 years old.