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Journal of East-West Nursing Research
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East-west Nursing Research Institute,Kyung Hee University
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Volume 14, Issue 2 - Dec 2008
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The Comparison of Stress Coping and Satisfaction with Clinical Practice according to the Grade of Nursing College Student
Lee, Hea-Sook ; Kim, Eun-Joo ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 5~13
Purpose: The study was to identify the relationship among perceived stress, coping strategies and satisfaction f clinical experience in nursing students and to examine difference of grade. Methods: A total 238 nursing students (second grade: 141 students, third grade: 97 students) from K. Womens' College were provided with self reported questionnaires from July 26, 2006 to July. 30, 2006. Perceived stress was measured using Perceived Stress Scale. Coping was measured using Coping Responses Inventory-Adult form. Satisfaction of clinical experience was measured using Satisfaction Inventory. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and Pearson's Correlation Coefficient with SPSS 12.0 program. Result: Participants showed that a high level of perceived stress score
of total 4 (2nd grad) and
of total 4 (3rd grade). Approach Coping Scales score of coping strategies was
(3rd grade) of total 96, then coping mechanism's mean among 2nd grade nursing students was higher than 3rd grade nursing students. Satisfaction score of clinical experience in 2nd grade nursing students was
and higher than 3rd grade (
). There was a negative correlation r=-.264 (p=.000) between perceived stress during clinical practice and satisfaction. It was statistically significant. There was a positive correlation r=.154 (p<.05) between satisfaction score of clinical experience in nursing students and approach coping scales score. Conclusion: With these findings, we found that the more approach coping level, the more satisfaction of clinical practice. It is needed to developing effective teaching method and coping strategies for nursing students to improve their coping ability and prepare qualified nursing profession.
Relationship Between Health Promoting Lifestyle and General Characteristics of the Person Undergoing Health Checkups in Cancer Prevention Center
Hyun, Kyung-Sun ; Kang, Jung-Mi ; Park, Young-Mi ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 14~23
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between health promoting lifestyle and general characteristics of the person undergoing health checkups in cancer prevention center. Method: A cross-sectional survey was used. This study has been done from February 1 to March 31, 2005 and the subjects of the study were 199 persons who had undergone health checkups in Cancer Prevention Center located in Seoul. Data were collected by using self reporting questionnaire on the health promoting lifestyle. The collected data were analyzed by using t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson's correlation coefficient. Result: The average score of performance in the health promoting lifestyle was 162.99(range of score is 60-240). There were significant differences in scores of health promoting lifestyle according of marital status, age, education and smoking. The score of health promoting lifestyle of the married group was higher than that of the single group. The score of health promoting lifestyle was higher in those aged 60-69 years than in those aged 20-29 years. As compared to college graduates the score of health promoting lifestyle was higher among those whose schooling is less than middle school and higher than a master`s program. The score of health promoting lifestyle was higher among non-smokers than among those who used a cigarette in their life time. There were no differences in scores of health promoting lifestyle according to sex, cancer family history, disease family history and drinking.There was positive relationship between age and health promoting lifestyle. Conclusion: Marital status, age, education and smoking affected Health Promoting Lifestyle of the person undergoing health checkups in Cancer Prevention Center.
The Knowledge, Attitude on Smoking and Experience of Smoking Cessation in Male Smokers
Choi, Kyung-Won ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 24~35
Purpose: The study were to identify smoking knowledge, attitude on smoking and experience of smoking cessation in male smokers. Methods: The subjects were 174 male smoker in Seoul and Inchun. The data were collected using structured questionnaires from 18th of December in 2007 to 16th of March in 2008. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and Pearson's Correlation Coefficient with SPSS computer program. The tools were used with smoking knowledge, smoking attitude and experience of smoking cessation. Result: Participants showed that a high level of smoking knowledge score 48.20 (
) of total 57. Participants showed that a high level of score 40.80 (
) of total 60. There was a positive correlation between smoking attitude and smoking knowledge (r=.319 p=.000). Conclusion: These results suggested that the level of smoking knowledge was related to the level of smoking attitude. Therefore, these finding give useful information for constructing a smoking cessation program in male smokers.
Difference of Pain Depending on the Bed Rest Period after Lumbar Puncture in Patients with Leukemia
Jeong, Young-Nam ; Lee, Hyang-Yeon ; Park, Young-Mi ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 36~43
Purpose: This study was conducted for an evidence-based nursing intervention on bed rest period after puncture, by confirming whether there was a difference in scores of headache and back pain between the 1-hour bed rest group and the 6-hour bed rest group following lumbar puncture in patients with leukemia. Method: The subjects were 45 inpatients of the department of hematology at a general hospital in Seoul, from January 1 to March 31, 2005. There were 21 patients in the 1-hour bed rest group and 24 patients in the 6-hour bed rest group. A graphic rating scale was used to measure headaches and back pains. Collected data were analyzed with SPSS 12.0. Non- parametric statistics were used to analyze the data. Results: There was no significant difference between the 1-hour bed rest group and the 6-hour bed rest group in the headache level and back pain level. Conclusion: Therefore, it is considered that a long period of bed rest over 6 hours after lumbar puncture is not a necessary nursing intervention, and repeated studies are required to confirm the result.
The Effect of Self-Esteem between Leisure Activity and Life Satisfaction of the Elderly
Kim, Young-Gil ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 44~55
Purpose: This research concludes the 110 male and female elderlies who are over 60 years old in C welfare center of G city to examine the effect of self-esteem between leisure activity and life satisfaction. Method: The types of participation leisure consist of 20 questions in five different categories. To measure the value of life satisfaction, the scale of life satisfaction for the elderly which is developed by Choi (1986) is used. The self-esteem was measured by the scale developed by Rosenberg (1965) and translated by Jeon (1974). The data were analyzed by SPSS including frequency, ANOVA, Duncan, Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression. Result: There was significant relationship among leisure activity and life satisfaction (r= .410, p= .000), leisure activity and self-esteem (r= .432, p= .000) and life satisfaction and self-esteem (r= .765, p= .000). After testing how leisure activity has effect on the self-esteem, it appears to be 17.9% and after adding life satisfaction it increases to be 59.5%. Conclusion: Synthesizing all following results, there were needed to bepersonal and global effort in many ways to satisfy the economical need of the elderly, and more supports onincreasing participation of the elderly in leisure.
A Study on Health Perception, Health Knowledge, and Health Promoting Behavior in the Elderly
Kim, Kwuy-Bun ; Kim, Hyeon-Ah ; Sok, So-Hyune R. ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 56~67
Purpose: This study was a descriptive survey study to examine the degrees of the health perception, health knowledge, and health promoting behavior in the elderly, and the relationship among the above factors. Methods: Subjects were 183 persons with the age over 65 years living in Seoul. Measures were Health Perception Questionnaire (HPQ) developed by Ware (1979), the health knowledge instrument developed by Ha Gwi-Yeom (2005), and the Health Promotion Lifestyle Profile (HPLP) developed by Walker, Sechrist & Pender (1987) and modified by Hong Young-Ae (2003). Data were collected from March 4 to April 12, 2007. Data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation using the SPSS program. Results: The mean level of health perception was 2.71(
), the mean level of health knowledge was 7.10(
), and the mean level of health promoting behavior
. Health promoting behavior showed a positive correlation with health perception (r=.715) and health knowledge (r=.543), and a positive relation was observed between health perception and health knowledge (r=.526). Conclusion: The enhancement of health perception and health knowledge are needed to improve health promoting behavior of the elderly. Also, the general characteristics of elderly should be considered to improve health promoting behavior of elderly.
Content Analysis of Wormwood Smoke(Ssukjahun) Experiences in Women
Lee, Kwang-Ok ; Jang, Sun-Bok ; Yoo, Ji-Soo ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 68~77
Purpose: This Study aims to explore the Wormwood smoke(Ssukjahun) experiences of women and to provide the data to develop Korean traditional nursing intervention for women. Methods: A sample of 15 women aged between 20 to 60 years with Ssukjahun experiences was interviewed and content analysis was used to analyze the data. Results: Six categories and Thirty attributes were derived for Ssukjahun experiences in women. The reason of Ssukjahun is related to illness included vaginitis, insomnia, mental depression, circulation down of hand and feet, repeat abortion, dysmenorrhea, hemorrhoids, disc, rheumatism, and asthma. The place of Ssukjahun was home, oriental hospital and Ssukjahun room. Also method of Ssukjahun included steam methods and burn the wormwood. The time-consuming of Ssukjahun was about 30 minutes. The response and effect in Ssukjahunincluded relax, decreasing rhinitis, weight reduction, feel better, increasing circulation, sleep well, reducing constipation, insomnia, hemorrhoid, back pain, asthma, and dysmenorrhea. The negative effect of Ssukjahun included vesicle, headache, itching sense, generalache, acne, and edema. However, women who did Ssukjahun believed that is the belligerent reaction because it is gone after several times. The preference of Ssukjahun than hospital treatment is related to side effect of medication, temporary method for reducing symptom. Recommends: It is recommended for nurses to understand experience of Ssukjahun in women. If Ssukjahun is to be own nursing intervention, it has to find solutions to encourage positive experiences and overcome negative experiences. Also it recommended research for experience of men.
Antecedents of Health-Promoting Behavior Among Female University Students in Korea
Shin, Hye-Sook ; Shin, Hyun-Sook ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 78~86
Analysis of Influencing Factors on Commitment to a Plan for Physical Exercise among Korean Adults with Chronic Disease
Jang, Hee-Jung ; Shin, Yun-Hee ;
Journal of East-West Nursing Research, volume 14, issue 1, 2008, Pages 87~97
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors affecting those commitment to a plan for exercise among Korean with chronic diseases by Pender's health promotion model. Methods: The participants in this study were 315 Korean adults over 18 years of age with chronic diseases who were recruited in hospitals or public health centers in Korea. The instruments used in this study were individual characteristics instrument, Rosenberg's self-esteem scale, Ware's perceived health status, Profile of Mood States and Pender's commitment to a plan for exercises scale. Results: The results of analysis showed that Korean adults with chronic diseases were perceived with relatively low commitment to a plan for exercise while they were perceived with moderate self-esteem, health status, and mood. There were significant differences in the commitment to a plan for exercise according to education level and economic level. The positive relationship between self esteem, perceived health status, and commitment to a plan for exercise were significantly correlated. The experience for exercise was the most influential variable on commitment to a plan for exercise accounting for 40.3% among Korean with chronic diseases. Conclusion: For planning a targeted strategy to increase regular exercise among Korean adults with chronic diseases, nurses have to assess the prior experience of exercise of them. These nursing activities lead to improve their quality of life and encourage to control their symptoms.