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Volume 21, Issue 3 - Dec 2014
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Effects of Postural Habits and Stress on Low Back Pain in Nursing Students
Kim, Jisoo ; Choi, Jeong-Sil ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 165~172
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.165
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify effects of postural habits and stress on low back pain experienced by nursing students. Methods: The survey was conducted with 282 students at 5 nursing schools in Seoul, Incheon, Chungcheongbuk, and Jeollabuk Province. Data were collected from October, 2013 to January, 2014. Data analyses including descriptive analysis, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient, Spearman's rank correlation coefficients, and multiple regression were performed using SPSS 21.0. Results: In multiple regression, habit of standing on force of one feet (
, p<.001), habit of sleeping on one's back (
, p=.020), habit of resting the chin on one's hands (
, p=.029), and habit of carrying a bag on one shoulder (
, p=.011) were associated with low back pain experienced by nursing students. These factors accounted for 12.9% of the variance in the low back pain in undergraduate students. Conclusion: These results suggest that low back pain in nursing students are related to their habits of posture in daily life. Therefore, intervention program to encourage healthy postural habits can be effective to prevent low back pain in nursing students.
The Effect of Exercise Program on Pain and Quality of Life for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Yun, Cheonggu ; An, Changsik ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 173~183
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.173
Purpose: This study examined the effects of exercise programs on the pain and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Methods: Electronic bibliographic databases of KiSTi, KoreaMed, KISS and KERIS were searched to identify studies of randomized controlled trials and non-randomized controlled trials. As a result, 1213 publications identified and 16 studies met inclusion and exclusion criteria. All studies examined for quality assessment of studies using Cochrane's risk of bias. Results: The 16 studies were eligible for inclusion criteria, then the meta-analysis was conducted to examine effectiveness of exercise programs on pain and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The meta- analysis based on the random effect model showed that the exercise program was beneficial in decreasing pain (effect size .69; 95% confidence interval 0.45~0.91). Also, the exercise programs have been shown to be effective in significantly improving the quality of life. However, it was not statistically significant due to severe deviations of studies (effect size 1.06; 95% confidence interval -0.34~2.46). Conclusion: Exercise programs had positive effects on pain relief and improvement of the quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis, although the quality of life was not statistically significant due to severe deviations of studies.
Development and Validation of the Diabetes Management Self-efficacy Scale for Older Adults (DMSES-O)
Song, Misoon ; Choi, Suyoung ; Kim, Se-An ; Seo, Kyoungsan ; Lee, Soo Jin ; Kim, Eun Ho ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 184~194
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.184
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a diabetes management self-efficacy scale for older adults (DMSES-O). Methods: A preliminary DMSES-O of 22 items was derived from a literature review and seven domains of self-management behaviors. Content validity was confirmed by experts in diabetes self-management education. To test the reliability and validity of the DMSES-O, data were collected from 150 older adults with type 2 diabetes. The data were analyzed using exploratory factor analysis, and Cronbach's
and Pearson's correlation coefficients were calculated. Results: From the exploratory factor analysis, 17 significant items in six subscales were derived. Factors derived were named "problem solving for hypoglycemia and self-monitoring blood glucose," "problem solving for hyperglycemia," "coping with psychological distress and taking medication," "reducing risks of diabetes complications," "appropriate exercise," and "healthy eating." The criterion-related validity of the DMSES-O was established by its correlation with the Summary of Diabetes Self-care Activities Questionnaire. Cronbach's
, a measure of internal consistency, was .84 for the overall scale and ranged from .54 to .80 for the subscales. Conclusion: The DMSES-O is a reliable and valid instrument to measure selfefficacy for diabetes self-management among older adults.
Factors influencing Health-related Quality of Life in Older Adults with Osteoarthritis: Based on the 2010-2011 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Kim, Minju ; Bae, Sun Hyoung ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 195~205
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.195
Purpose: This study was conducted to identify factors that influence health-related quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis. Methods: This study used a cross-sectional design with secondary analysis of the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011. A total of 362 participants aged 65 years and older who had osteoarthritis were selected. Health-related quality of life using EQ-5D, perceived health status, body mass index, numbers of chronic illness, smoking and alcohol use, exercise, activity limitation, joint pain and stiffness, depression, and perceived stress were measured. Descriptive statistics,
-test, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple regression were conducted with SPSS/WIN 21.0. Results: The mean score of EQ-5D was 0.77 in older adults with osteoarthritis. The results of multiple regression analysis showed that age, income, subjective health status, restriction of activity, knee joint stiffness, depressive mood, and perceived stress significantly predicted health-related quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis, explaining 42% of the variance. Conclusion: Older adults with osteoarthritis have low health-related quality of life. In oder to improve health-related quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis, it is important not only to enhance physical function but also to provide emotional support.
A Study on the Experiences of Total Knee Replacement in Elderly Women
Lee, Hyun Ok ; Lee, Soon Hee ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 206~214
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.206
Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore the elderly women patients' experience of treatment for total knee replacement. Methods: The participants in this study are 10 elderly women age 65 and over who were discharged after total knee replacement. The data were collected from August 5, to September 20, 2012, and it has been done by in-depth interview. Data were analyzed the phenomenological method of Colaizzi. Results: In this study, four categories were extracted: 'Suffering due to intolerable pain', 'A stable mind and body', 'Retrospection about old wounds', 'A desire for a new life'. Conclusion: This study provides the useful basic data to understand the elderly women patients who have experienced total knee replacement. Nursing intervention is required for pain control after surgery in order to improve the quality of life. In addition, nursing care through individual counseling and emotional support during the recovery period is very important. Therefore, various programs should be developed for elderly women patients to help their body recovery as well as psychological support after total knee replacement surgery.
The Effects of a Progressive Lower-extremity Exercise Program on Pain, Self-efficacy of Exercise, and Life Satisfaction among Older Women with Total Knee Replacement Arthroplasty (TKRA)
Yang, Gui Suck ; Eun, Young ; Moon, Gyung Hee ; Lee, Sun Kyung ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 215~223
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.215
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a progressive lower-extremity exercise program on pain, efficacy of exercise, and the life satisfaction among older women with TKRA. Methods: This study was a nonequivalent control group non synchronized design and was conducted from 12 September 2012 to 05 February 2014 in G-university hospital located in J-city. The sample was composed of an experimental group (n=20) and a control group (n=20). The progressive lower extremity exercise program was applied to the experimental group for 13 days. NRS scale was used to measure the pain, self-efficacy of exercise was measured by Exercise Self Efficacy, and life satisfaction was measured by 8 item questionnaire. Results: The experimental group was significantly lower in the degree of pain (F=73.53, p<.001), higher in the degree of self-efficacy of exercise (F=61.42, p<.001) and life satisfaction (F=80.91, p<.001) than the control group. Conclusion: The progressive lower-extremity exercise program for TKRA patients was useful to reduce pain and improve self-efficacy of exercise and life satisfaction, To reduce the pain and th improve the life satisfaction of older women with TKRA, we need to provide the progressive exercise at bedside during the postoperative recovery phase.
Validation Study of the Practice Environment Scale of Nursing Work Index for Psychiatric Hospital Nurses in Korea
Kim, Hee Jung ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 224~235
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.224
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to test the reliability and the validity of the Practice Environment Scale of Nursing Work Index (PES-NWI) scale when applied to Korean psychiatric nurses working in the psychiatric hospital in Korea. Methods: Data from 224 psychiatric nurses working in the 6 psychiatric hospitals in Korea were analyzed using Cronbach's
, item total correlation, and exploratory factor analysis. Results: The Cronbach's
for the 27 items from the PES-NWI were .93, and the item total correlation coefficients ranged from .38 to .64. Six factors which explained 61.2 of variance in the perception of practice environment, emerged; nurse professional role and development, nurse manager ability, leadership, and support of nurses, staffing and resource adequacy, nursing foundation for quality of care, collegial nurse-physician relations, co-worker's ability and qualification. Five derived factors reconstructed, and two factors were renamed. Conclusion: Findings demonstrate that not all but 27 items from PES-NWI is a reliable and valid scale when applied to Korean psychiatric nurses working in Korea. Also findings indicate that Korean psychiatric nurses perceive practice environment differently than American nurses but have some point of similarities with Asian nurses working in the United States.
The Influential Factors on Compassion Fatigue in Hospital Nurses
Lee, Hyeon Jeong ; Min, Hye Sook ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 236~245
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.236
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify influential factors on compassion fatigue in hospital nurses. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive design was conducted with a survey of 358 general hospital nurses in Busan Gyeongnam area. For data analysis, descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple regression were performed using SPSS/WIN 18.0 for Windows. Results: The mean score was 28.53 in compassion fatigue. As a result of multiple regression analysis, empathic ability, stress coping strategy, current workplace, and academic background were statistically significant predictors explained 26.0% of the variance of compassion fatigue. Conclusion: It was suggested to consider emphatic ability, stress coping strategy, workplace, and academic background when developing a program available for preventing and easing nurses' compassion fatigue.
Survey on Health Care and Household Safety Management for Vulnerable Children
Nam, Hye Kyung ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 246~254
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.246
Purpose: This study aims to provide baseline data on children's health care and household safety management in one region and to support implementation of customized visiting health care services for children. Methods: 51 children and their caregivers from socially vulnerable group and 69 children and their caregivers from general group are selected as research participants. Data were collected through home visiting survey by 10 professional nurses. Results: Children from socially vulnerable group are at higher risks of poor health care and safety accidents in households than general group. Rates of taking developmental screening tests, medical check-up remain considerably low in vulnerable social group. Regarding home safety, vulnerable children are more likely to be exposed to unsafe conditions. Conclusion: These results indicate that in order to promote health care and safety conditions for vulnerable children, it is necessary to implement customized visiting health care programs which actually can reach vulnerable households and meet their demands. These findings can be used as baseline data to develop customized visiting health care programs for children.
Research Trends on Compassion Fatigue in Korea Nurses
Cho, Ho Jin ; Jung, Myun Sook ;
Journal of muscle and joint health, volume 21, issue 3, 2014, Pages 255~264
DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2014.21.3.255
Purpose: The purpose of the study were to analyze the research trends of compassion fatigue in Korea nurses and to suggest future research directions. Methods: For this study, RISS, KISTI, KISS, National Assembly Library databases were searched using the key words 'compassion fatigue', 'secondary traumatic stress', 'professional quality of life' that contains compassion fatigue as a sub-element, and 'nurses' for this study. A total of 124 articles published in June 2014 were searched and analyzed 19 articles for the final analysis. Results: The most frequently used study design was descriptive (N=17, 89.5%). High compassion fatigue was reported in this study. Factors affecting compassion fatigue were personal factors (e.g., age, health state, and sleep hours), work-related factors (e.g., experience with traumatized patients), and psychological factors (e.g., job stress, anxiety, excessive empathy, social support, and coping strategy). Finally, Consequence factors of compassion fatigue was reported burnout, silencing response and turnover intention. Conclusion: There was a few studies on compassion fatigue. Further research on compassion fatigue needs to use a variety of study designs instruments suitable for Korean nurses, and to develop management programs on compassion fatigue in nurses.