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The Effects of Self-help Management Program on Knowledge about Stroke, Self-efficacy and Self-esteem in People with Stroke
Chang, Koung-Oh ; Park, Jung Yeon ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 1~9
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.1
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of self-help management program on knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy, self-esteem and family support in people with stroke. Methods: With a quasi-experimental design, 44 persons with stroke were assigned into an experimental group (n=21) or a control group (n=23). The knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy and self-esteem were measured at both before and after the self-help management program. Date were analyzed with SPSS/WIN using descriptive statistics, t-test, and
-test. Results: There was a significant increase in knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy and self-esteem in the experimental group. Conclusion: Self-help management program can be an effective nursing intervention to improve the knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy and self-esteem for patients with stroke.
Teaching Experience of Tai Chi Instructors with Nursing Background
Park, In Sook ; Song, Rhayun ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 10~21
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.10
Purpose: This study was conducted to describe the meaning units of the teaching experience of Tai Chi instructor with nursing background, consequently to expand areas where nurses can work. Methods: Participants were four nurses who have worked as Tai Chi instructors for 5 to 8 years. An in-depth interview was conducted from June, 2010 to February, 2011. Each interview took 40 min to 4 hours. The data were analyzed with qualitative content analysis, by repeatedly listening to the tapes and reading the transcription to find the emerged meaningful words, phrases, and sentences. Results: Through the content analysis, 19 theme clusters were emerged and grouped together into seven categories: 'establishing my identity as an instructor', 'enjoying myself practicing Tai Chi', 'being confident about teaching Tai Chi with nursing background', 'exploring better ways to teach and motivate the class', 'feeling good about helping people to be healthy', 'accepting teaching Tai Chi as a lifetime job', 'contributing to health promotion with Tai Chi." Conclusion: Teaching and helping others to promote health were parts of nursing. Tai Chi can be used to promote health in the low-income population with limited access to health care system.
Assessing the Functional Status of Acute Stroke Patients using ICF Core Set-short Form
Kang, Jiyeon ; Gong, Ju ; Park, Mi-Jin ; Lee, Yeo-Won ; Kim, Yuri ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 22~30
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.22
Purpose: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model was proposed by the World Health Organization for enhancing interdisciplinary communication. The purpose of this study was to examine the functional status of acute stroke patients using ICF core sets-short form. Methods: A set of 15 ICF items on functional status was used by nurses for their daily nursing assessment on functional status in 44 acute stroke patients in a university hospital. Results: The highest level of function was "consciousness", while the lowest was "defecation". Compared with functional status on the first day, consciousness, ingestion, language (mental), and defecation functions were significantly improved on the 14th day. However, there was no significant changes in items on activity and participation or environmental functions. Conclusion: These findings suggest that the function-specific nursing interventions for acute stroke patients need to be developed. Future research needs to test the usefulness of ICF items as an measurement tool.
Development of Evidence-based Dysphagia Nursing Care Protocol for Nursing Home Residents
Bang, Hwal Lan ; Park, Yeon-Hwan ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 31~42
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.31
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop an evidence-based dysphagia nursing care protocol for nursing home (NH) residents in Korea. Methods: The protocol was developed based on international guidelines and literatures. After testing content validity by experts, the protocol was applied to the intervention group (n=35) for 4 weeks at one NH in December, 2011, whereas the control group (n=34) received routine care. Results: The protocol was composed of one-page algorithm and detailed guidelines. Algorithm pathway was organized in 3 parts, including screening dysphagia risk, grouping by dysphagia risk level, and assigning nursing care into each group. The nursing care included positioning, oral care, meal time care, diet modification, providing exercise and maneuver, and checking dysphagia signs and symptoms. The experts verified the content validity. Protocol was revised to fit NH practice after the participant observation. Clinical validity was established upon evaluating usefulness, appropriateness, and convenience of the protocol by NH nurses. Dysphagia risk of the intervention group was significantly decreased. Conclusion: Developed protocol will improve the quality of dysphagia care in nursing homes as it can serve as a consistent and integrated standard for nursing care of residents with dysphagia.
Factors Affecting Attitudes and Preventive Practice of Pressure Ulcer among Nurses
Park, Seungmi ; Yang, Nam Young ; Choi, Jeong Sil ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 43~51
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.43
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate attitudes and preventive practice of pressure ulcer among hospital nurses and identify factors affecting their preventive practice of pressure ulcer. Methods: Data were collected at April, 2011 in a university hospital in Korea. A total of 140 hospital nurses completed a questionnaire including attitudes and preventive practice of pressure ulcer. Data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, Spearmans rho, and stepwise multiple regression via SPSS/WIN 20.0. Results: Levels of attitudes and preventive practice of pressure ulcer were average 3.65 out of 5 and 2.19 out of 3 respectively. There was significant difference in preventive practice of pressure ulcer by area of practice (
= 43.35, p<.001), frequency of pressure ulcer care (
=10.72, p=.013), and experience of wound care education (Ζ=4.73, p=.030). The attitudes toward pressure ulcer prevention were positive correlated to preventive practice among nurses (rho=.190, p=.049). Area of practice, attitude toward pressure ulcer prevention and experience of wound care education explained 48% of variance in preventive practice of pressure ulcer. Conclusion: For improving quality of care, it is important to provide educations to change nurses attitudes toward preventive practice of pressure ulcer.
The Effects of the Education about New Pressure Ulcer Classification and Incontinence-associated Dermatitis on Knowledge and Self-efficacy in Pressure Ulcer among Nurses
Park, Seungmi ; Cha, Sun Kyung ; Kim, Chul-Gyu ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 52~61
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.52
Purpose: This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of education about pressure ulcer classification and incontinence-associated dermatitis on knowledge and self-efficacy in pressure ulcer among nurses. Methods: One group pretest-posttest design was used. Participants were 41 nurses in a tertiary hospital in Seoul. A 90 minutes lecture was delivered. The self-reported-questionnaire on knowledge and self-efficacy and photograph test for knowledge were done at pre- and post-education. Results: After education, there was significant increase in the score of knowledge measured by questionnaire (mean 1.76, p<.001), in the score of knowledge measured by photographs (mean 2.00, p<.001) and in the score of self-efficacy (mean 5.17, p<.001). Conclusion: This study showed that knowledge and self-efficacy in pressure ulcer were improved by the education about pressure ulcer classification and incontinence-associated dermatitis. This program may be used for enhancing nurses' abilities of caring pressure ulcer.
Factors Influencing Illness Intrusiveness of the Sexual Life in Women with Overactive Bladder
Cho, Jeong Lim ; Lee, Eun Nam ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 62~71
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.62
Purpose: This study was conducted to explore factors that influence illness intrusiveness of the sexual life in women with overactive bladder. Methods: Ninety-two women diagnosed with overactive bladder, from D University Hospital and three private urology hospitals in B region, participated in a survey between April 7 and August 7, 2012. The Overactive Bladder-questionnaire (OAB-q), the Marital Intimacy Tool, the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D), and 1 question to ask illness intrusiveness of the sexual life were used in the study. Results: The illness intrusiveness score of the sexual life in women with overactive bladder was 2.22 out of 5. There were no significant differences of illness intrusiveness by demographic and disease related characteristics. The predictor were the clinical symptom score and depression, accounting for 13% of the variance of the illness intrusiveness of the sexual life in the women with overactive bladder. Conclusion: Effective nursing intervention to relieve clinical signs of overactive bladder and reduce depression can improve quality of sexual life in women with overactive bladder.
Knowledge, Performance and Stress about Care for Delirium in Orthopedic Hospital Nurses
Kim, Mi Young ; Eun, Young ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 20, issue 1, 2013, Pages 72~80
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.1.72
Purpose: This study was conducted to investigate the correlation among nurses' knowledge, performance, and stress about care for delirium. Methods: The data were collected using the instruments for knowledge about nursing care (50 items), performance (23 items), and stress (20 items). Descriptive statistics and Pearson's correlation coefficient were used to analyze the data of 222 participants. Results: Nursing knowledge were different by clinical experience (F=3.12, p=.016), position at work (t=-2.54, p=.012), experience in caring patients with delirium (t=3.90, p<.001), and conflicts with other disciplines on matters related to delirium (t=4.00, p=.001). The difference in performance were associated with age (F=4.19, p=.001), clinical experience (F=2.67, p=.003), and whether there was a guideline for managing the patients with delirium (t=2.30, p=.022). Stress of nurses was different by whether they had a religion or not (t=-2.41, p=.017). The knowledge of care for delirium had the positive relationship with performance (r=.21, p=.001) and negative relationship with stress (r=-.29, p=.001). Conclusion: It is necessary to develop educational program and guideline for improving the knowledge and performance in care for delirium among nurses working at orthopedic hospitals.