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Volume 21, Issue 3 - Dec 2014
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Concept Analysis of Self-help Groups
Lee, Eun Nam ; Eom, Aeyong ; Eun, Young ; Cho, Kyung-Sook ; Lee, Kyung-Sook ; Song, Rhayun ; Kim, Jong Im ; Shin, Gyeyoung ; Lim, Nan-Young ; Lee, Myung Sook ; Bak, Won-Sook ; Oh, Doo Nam ; Choi, Mi-Kyung ; Choi, Hee Kwon ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 1~10
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.1
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to identify the attributes of self-help groups, their antecedents and consequences relating to self-help groups. Methods: We used the Walker and Avant (2010) method using the key word "self-help groups" the Korea Education and Research Information Service (www.riss4u.net), Pubmed, CINAHL and ProQuest for articles on this topic published between January 2000 and March 2013 were searched. Ultimately, 64 domestic and 21 foreign papers were selected for in-depth analysis. Results: The attributes of self-help groups are as follows: 1) members share common experiences and are supportive of each other; 2) members set goals for individual change; 3) groups are self-monitoring; 4) groups learn problem-solving processes through voluntary and active participation; and 5) groups are small and meet regularly. The antecedents of self-help groups are as follows: 1) an intervention by an expert; 2) a diagnosis of their illness; 3) motivation to change individuals' state; and 4) educational desire. The consequences of self-help groups are the relief of symptoms, the improvement of physiological parameters and quality of life, the decrease in depression, stress, and anxiety, the improvement of illness-related knowledge and self-help activity, and a change in beliefs. Conclusion: Self-help groups can be used as an intervention strategy to help people with chronic illness manage their own problems.
Fall-related Knowledge and Caring Behaviors for Fall Prevention among Care Workers in Nursing Home
Kim, Mee Sun ; Eun, Young ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 11~18
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.11
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to understand care workers' fall-related knowledge and caring behaviors for fall prevention in nursing home. Methods: This study was a descriptive survey study. Data have been collected from 125 care workers in 5 nursing homes. Data were analyzed using frequency, t-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), and Pearson correlation coefficients. Results: 1) The average percentage of correct answers for care workers' fall-related knowledge was 72.2%. There were significant differences in fall-related knowledge by age, experiences of re-education about care for fall injuries, and experiences to transfer fall patients to another hospital. 2) The average level of care workers' caring behaviors for fall prevention was 3.81 points out of 4. There were significant differences by experiences of education about care for fall injuries in nursing home and concern of fall injury prevention. 3) There was a significant correlation between fall-related knowledge and caring behaviors for fall prevention (r=.320, p<.001). Conclusion: The level of fall-related knowledge is positively correlated to the level of caring behaviors for fall prevention. Therefore, nurses should prepare education programs to increase care workers' fall-related knowledge and caring behaviors for fall prevention.
The Effects of a Hepatitis Education Program according to Message Frames
Park, Ju-Young ; Woo, Chung-Hee ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 19~26
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.19
Purpose: This study was examined the effects of a hepatitis A education on attitude, vaccination intention, and preventive behavior. Methods: Eighty-eight college students at two universities participated in this study. The data were collected from August 29 to September 30 in 2011 and were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, and
test. Results: There were no significant differences of preventive behavior of hepatitis A between the positive and negative message groups (t=1.10, p=.499). However, the negative message group had a significantly higher attitude of preventive behavior (t=0.92, p=.049) and vaccination intention (
=5.43, p=.039) than the positive message group. Conclusion: This study demonstrates that negatively framed messages are effective on increasing the attitude, vaccination intention, and preventive behavior.
Effects of a Cancer-Overcome BeHaS Exercise Program on Post-trauma Risk and Anxiety in Breast Cancer Patients
Kim, Sun Ae ; Kim, Jong Im ; Park, Sun Young ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 27~35
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.27
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to estimate the effects of a cancer-overcome BeHaS exercise program on post-trauma risk and anxiety in breast cancer patients. The cancer-overcome BeHaS exercise program consisted of exercise, education, and cognitive supports. Methods: A one group pretest-posttest experimental design was used for this study. Fourteen mastectomy patients, the subjects of the group participated in the BeHaS exercise program. The program was provided for 8 weeks, once a week in C hospital. Data were collected from October to November 2012 with self report structured questionnaires. Descriptive statistics, and Wilcoxon Signed Rank test were used to analyze data with the SPSS 19.0. Results: The mean age of participants was 53 and the mean postoperative period after the surgery was 18.64 months. After the BeHaS exercise program, while there was no significant decrease in post-trauma risk scores, there was a significant difference in anxiety (z=-2.20, p=.028). Conclusion: This program has effects on decreasing anxiety in patients with breast cancer. Therefore the BeHaS exercise program should be applied as a nursing intervention to reduce anxiety for the patients with breast cancer.
Fall Risk in the Community-dwelling Elderly who Received Home Care Services: Focused on Residential Environment and Perception of Fall Risk
Lee, Chong Mi ; Cho, Bok-Hee ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 36~45
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.36
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors increasing fall risk in the residential environment risk and the perceived fall risk among the older adults who received home care services to provide information for developing a comprehensive falls intervention program. Methods: The subjects were 227 community-dwelling elderly aged 65 years and over who were taken care of by home-visiting nurses of the national health centers. The data were collected from July to August in 2012 using the Choi's residential environmental risk scale (2010) and the Hong's fall risk scale (2011). Results: Requires an assistive devices to walk, modified residential environment, health security, approval certificate of LTC, residential safety perception, residential environment risk, and perception of fall risk were statistically significant risk factors. A multiple logistic regression analysis showed that room & kitchen, physical perception, medication & ADL perception, floor-related environmental perception, and daily living tool-related perception were statistically significant predictors of fall. Conclusion: The results showed that the residential environment and the perceived fall risk were associated with fall experiences among the elderly. It is necessary to develope multifactorial intervention programs considering both environmental and perceived risk factors as well as physical risk factors to reduce and prevent falls among the elderly.
Discriminating Factors of Stages of Change for Exercise among Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Hwang, Hyun Ju ; Lee, Eun Nam ; Choi, Eun Jung ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 46~54
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.46
Purpose: This study was designed to explore the stage distribution of subjects according to stages of change for exercise and to identify factors that could discriminate subjects in various stages. Methods: The sample consisted of 182 subjects who had metabolic syndrome. The instruments used in this study were the stage placement instrument for exercise, the metabolic syndrome knowledge and metabolic syndrome health belief scale, and the metabolic syndrome exercise self efficacy scale. Data were analyzed using chi-square, ANOVA, and discriminant analysis by using the SPSS 19.0 program. Results: For exercise stages, exercise efficacy, occupation, and exercise benefit showed high standardized canonical discriminant function coefficients. Subjects in precontemplation/contemplation stage for exercise were more likely to have occupations, had less exercise efficacy and exercise benefit than those in other stage. Conclusion: This study implies that the level of exercise efficacy and exercise benefit of subjects in precontemplation/contemplation stage need to be enhanced in developing exercise program incorporating the stage of change for metabolic syndrome patients.
Factors Influencing the Performance of Self-care in Gout Patients
Kang, Sung Gum ; Lee, Eun Nam ; Lee, Seung Won ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 55~64
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.55
Purpose: This study identified the factors influencing the self-care performance among gout patients to provide the basis of the development of a nursing intervention program that can improve the self-care performance. Methods: A survey was conducted of 132 gout patients who visited the departments of rheumatology and orthopedics from September to November 2013. The data were collected using the instruments for knowledge of gout, self-care performance, and self-efficacy. Results: The gout patients' knowledge, self-efficacy, exercise pattern, and drink pattern accounted for 71.2% of the self-care performance. Among them, the most important factor affecting on self-care behaviors was knowledge levels, showing the variance of 51.0%. Conclusion: The strategy for improving the knowledge and self -efficacy level should be considered in the development of educational programs for gout patients.
Gender Differences in Factors Affecting Musculoskeletal Diseases among the Korean Workers
Hwang, RahIl ; Kim, Kyung Ha ; Suk, Min Hyun ; Jung, Sung Won ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 65~74
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.65
Purpose: This study examined gender differences on Musculoskeletal disease (MSD) medical status, the characteristics of the approved patients in workers, and the factors affected approval. Methods: Claim data for the MSD to the Korea Worker's Compensation & Welfare Services (2011) were employed. The medical status by gender was analyzed using t-test, chi square-test and multivariate logistic regression models. Results: The number of claims for MSD has continuously increased in females but not in males since 2006. The severity measured by the care duration, surgery experience and disability grade has been substantially higher in males than in females. Age, size of company, types of occupation, work duration and the weight of materials handled daily were associated with the approval. When males were considered, the work duration, the weight of materials handled daily and parts of the body were statistically significant predictors of approval in males. In case of female, there were meaningful predictors in types of industry and parts of the body. Conclusion: These findings suggest that gender-specific risk factors of MSD should be measured and the management program for MSD should be developed.
Reliability and Validity of Korean Geriatric Anxiety Inventory(K-GAI)
Kim, Jiyun ; Park, Myung Sook ; Oh, Doo Nam ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 1, 2014, Pages 75~84
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.1.75
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to test the validity and reliability of the Korean version of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (K-GAI). Methods: Two hundreds and thirty six elderly were participated to test K-GAI. Goldberg's short screening scale for anxiety was tested for criterion validity. Receiver operating characteristics (ROC) analysis was used for measuring sensitivity and specificity. Results: The obtained internal consistency was 0.88. There were significant associations between test and retest results. K-GAI scores was significantly associated with Goldberg's short screening scale for anxiety (r=.694, p<.001). We found that a score of seven and greater was optimal for a criterion of anxiety among elderly Koreans. At this cut point, sensitivity was 78.9% and specificity was 73.1%. Conclusion: The K-GAI displayed good psychometric properties. This tool would be useful for early detection of anxiety among elderly Koreans with various situations including cognitive disorder, low education, or physical disability.