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Volume 15, Issue 4 - Nov 2008
Volume 15, Issue 3 - Aug 2008
Volume 15, Issue 2 - May 2008
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Satisfaction with Evaluation Method for Fundamental Nursing Practical Skill Education Through Cell Phone Animation Self-Monitoring and Feedback - Focus on Foley Catheterization -
Kim, Yeong-Hie ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 134~142
Purpose: This study was done to identify satisfaction with the method of evaluating practical skills in fundamental nursing through cellular phone animation self-monitoring and feedback. Method: The participants were 163 first-year student nurses. Data were collected from October 1 to 5 2007 using a structured questionnaire. Results: The average score for satisfaction was 3.65(
) and the highest score was for the item, "I was pleased to have the opportunity of relearning by looking back at my behaviors through self monitoring" with 4.05(
). The average score for dissatisfaction was 3.23(
) and the highest score was "I memorized only orders according to the checklist" with 3.65(
). The practical tests method showed a significant difference according to motivation for application to college of nursing (F=3.11, p=.047). There was a significant positive correlation between practical education satisfaction and test method (r=.363, p=.000). Conclusion: These findings show that there is a need to develop strategies to improve practical test methods for student nurses.
Knowledge and Attitude Toward BLS and Provided CPR Education among Nurses at General Wards in Pusan
Kim, Jin-Young ; Jun, Seong-Sook ; Kim, Dong-Hee ; Choi, Song-Sil ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 143~152
Purpose: A survey was done on knowledge and attitude toward CPR and provision of CPR education to nurses on general wards. Method: A survey of 280 nurses on general wards in four university hospitals with 700 beds or more in the city of Pusan was done. The data were collected from September 10, to September 22, 2007. Results: The mean score for knowledge of Basic Life Support was 12.71 (mean converted to 100: 63). About 76% of the nurses believed that they had a responsibility to perform CPR, but 53.3% of the nurses were not confident to perform CPR. About 94% of the nurses had received education on CPR but 32.3% of those took it 6 to 12 years ago. About 41% of the nurses spent 3-4 hours for the education and 73.2% of those took simulation education. Conclusion: Although most of the nurses had received CPR education, they were not knowledgeable or confident. Therefore, better CPR education programs including up-dated knowledge are needed. More reinforced education should be offered every six months or on a yearly basis in order to enhance lasting efficiency.
Compliance with Nosocomial Infection Control and Related Factors among Emergency Room Nurses
Park, Sang-Yeon ; Shin, Dong-Soo ; Lee, Hyun-Gu ; Kim, Hee-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 153~160
Purpose: This study was done to examine the level of compliance and the relation of related factors of nosocomial infection control among nurses in emergency rooms. The data will provide fundamental information for developing programs for nosocomial infection control in the emergency room. Method: Study participants were 183 nurses working in emergency rooms in general hospitals that had more than 500 beds and were located in Daegu, Daejeun, and Pusan. The survey was carried out from March 7 to March 26, 2006 and a structured questionnaire was used. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and Sheffe test with SPSS 14.0 were used to analyze the data. Results: The average level for practice of infection control was relatively low Levels of compliance were high when the participants had: 1) regular conferences for nosocomial infection control, 2) positive perception of protection devices, 3) knowledge of whom to report and experiences of reporting needle stick injuries, 4) hospital guidelines for infection control and 5) enough equipment supplies from the hospital. Conclusion: Nosocomial infection control among emergency room nurses could be improved via personal, psychosocial, and organizational factors and related education.
Pain and Pain Management in Hospitalized Cancer Patients
Kim, Mi-Jung ; Park, Jin-A ; Shin, Su-Jin ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 161~170
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to provide basic data for proper pain management. Method: Data were collected from 85 hospitalized patients with cancer pain. A retrospective chart review of level of pain, source of pain, verbal expression of pain, and pain management was done. The data were analyzed with the SPSS program. Results: The level of pain measured by NRS at the three time points was as follows Time 1 (
), Time 2 (
), Time 3 (
). The kinds of pain were somatic pain (51.8%), visceral pain (37.6%), neuropathic pain (12.9%). The analgesic amount measured by OME (oral morphine equivalent) was as follows: Time 1 (
), Time 2 (
), Time 3 (
). Degree of pain had significant differences according to type of cancer (F=-3.286, p= .002), cancer origin (F=2.906, p= .018), and metastasis (F=2.906, p= .018) at Time 2. Best control period had significant difference according to type of cancer (F=2.373, p= .023), and origin of cancer (F=2.466, p= .040) at Time 2 Conclusion: These finding will enable the application of nursing interventions for pain control in cancer patients, identification of kinds of nursing compared to priorities, and increased levels of comfort in cancer patients in clinical settings.
Effects of Exercise on Relief of tow Back Pain in Patients on Absolute Bed Rest after Trans-Arterial Chemoembolization (TAE)
Ko, Eun-Ju ; Chae, Young-Ran ; Lee, Dong-Suk ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 171~177
Purpose: The aim of study was to identify the effects of exercise on the relief of low back pain in patients on absolute bed rest after TAE. Method: A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design research design was used. The participants were 43 patients who had received TAE in a university hospital; patients in the experimental group (21) received both exercise therapy and general post-op nursing care and in the control group (22) only the latter. The exercise program used in this study was modified from exercise for post CABG to exercise for post TAE, which deflect the movement of thigh in which the catheter was inserted, the lumbar region of the back and pelvis. Results: First, Low back pain scores in the experimental group were lower than the control group. Second, The first dose of analgesics in the experimental group was delayed compared to the control group. Third, There was no significant difference in bleeding complications between the experimental group control groups. Conclusion: The results suggest that the exercise program used in this study is effective for relief of low back pain in patients on absolute bed rest after TAE.
The Relationship between Depression, Self-Care Activity and
in Clients with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus
Kim, Sun-Hyang ; Kang, Hee-Sun ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 178~185
Purpose: This study was done to investigate the relationship between depression, self-care activity and
in clients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM) clients. Method: This was a cross sectional descriptive study and data were collected between October 4 and 27, 2006 using a questionnaire. The participants were inpatients and outpatients with type-2 diabetes being seen in one of two hospitals. The questionnaire included general as well as disease related characteristics, a depression scale (CES-D), and the self-care activity scale developed by Kim (1996).
was obtained from medical records. Results: There were 50 men (41.7%) and 70 women (58.3%). The mean scores for depression and self-care activity were
and 3.51, respectively. Almost half of the Participants (46.7%) had an
greater than 7%. Self-care activity was negatively correlated with depression (r=-.436, p=0.00) and
(r=-.269, p=0.03). Depression was positively correlated with
(r=-.325, p=0.00). Participants who had diabetes education showed a significantly lower level of
than the group who had never had diabetes education. Conclusions: It is Important to make ensure that patients with diabetes have education on diabetes mellitus and to screen and manage depression as part of the care for these patients.
The Study Related to Perceived Stress, Stress Coping Method, Self-Care Behavior and Hemoglobin
of Elderly Diabetic Mellitus Patients
Park, Mi-Yon ; Kim, Kyung-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 186~194
Purpose: The purpose of this studγ is to understand relations among perceived stress, stress coping method, self-rare behavior and Hemoglobin
of elderly diabetic mellitus patients. Method: Participants were 128 patients who were under medical treatment in outpatient department at C university hospital. The collected data were analyzed using technical statistics, frequency, percentage, T-test, ANOVA and person's correlation coefficient by SPSS 12.0. Result: There were positive correlation between self-care behavior and coping method based on emotions under the lower category of stress coping method. Hemoglobin
of patients had a negative correlation with physical exorcise of self coping method under the lower category. Perceived stress had also a negative correlation with emotions as coping method in the lower category and medication of self-care behavior. Conclusion: It was noted that elderly diabetic mellitus patients didn't much use a coping method based mainly problems and another method based emotions in case of perceived stress. The findings of this study will be useful for developing an nursing intervention program focused on elderly diabetic mellitus patients.
Drug Use in the Elderly
Park, Mi-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 195~205
Purpose: This study was conducted to identify drug use by elders. Method: There were 304 participants age 65 or older included in this study. Data were collected using a questionnaire about drug use in the past 4 weeks. The questionnaire, a modification of Uhm's (2005), Lee's (2001), and Ellor and Kurz's (1982) tools, consisted of 17 questions on general and health characteristics, 17 on drug usage and 9 on behaviors related to drug misuse. Results: 85.5% of participants reported laking at least one type of prescription or non-prescription drug. 26.0% of participants reported taking only prescription drugs, 3.9% reported taking only non-prescription drugs, and 55.6% reported taking both prescription and non-prescription drugs. 17.1% of participants reported side effects from the drugs. The mean score for behaviors related to drug misuse was 7.53. Elders taking only non-prescription drugs showed more drug misuse than elders taking only prescription drugs or both. Women used more prescription, non-prescription drugs or both than man. Elders in rural areas used more non-prescription drugs than those in urban areas. Conclusion: Even though pharmacies were separated from medical practices in 2000, most older adults continue to use and misuse prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Factors Influencing the Occurrence of Peritonitis in Patients on CAPD
Kim, Young-Hae ; Kim, Yo-Na ; Lee, Nae-Young ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 206~212
Purpose: This study was done to identify the effects of self-care behavior, self-efficacy and family support on the occurrence of peritonitis in patients on CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis). Methods: Data were collected from 81 patients on CAPD either as out-patients or in-patients between July and September 2004. Data were analyzed to identify relevant frequencies, percentages, averages, and standard deviations, and t-test and logistic regression were done using SPSS WIN 10.0 Results: a) Mean score for self-care behavior was 2.9 (of a possible 4.0), for general self-efficacy, 3.2 (of a possible 5.0), for specific self-efficacy 3.5 (of a possible 5), and for family support, 3.7 (of a possible 5). Family support generally showed the most positive results. b) Occurrence of peritonitis was not affected by general characteristics. c) There was a significant difference in the occurrence of peritonitis in terms of self-efficacy. Patients with peritonitis had lower self-efficacy than those who did not. 4) Of the four factors reviewed in relation to peritonitis, only self-efficacy was statistically significant: an increase in self- efficacy by 1 point increased the occurrence of peritonitis by 0.90. Conclusion: Among the four factors potentially affecting peritonitis in CAPD patients, general self-efficacy was found to be the main factor influencing the occurrence of peritonitis.
Effect of Drinking Prevention Program on Drinking Related Knowledge, Attitude, Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy and Behavior of High School Girls
Choi, Soon-Hee ; Park, Min-Jung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 213~220
Purpose: This study was done to determine the effect of drinking prevention program on the levels of drinking related knowledge, attitude, drinking refusal self-efficacy and behavior in high school girls. Method: This was nonequivalent control group pre-post test design. The subjects were 133 high school girls who were conveniently assigned to experimental and control group. The data were collected from May to September, 2005 and analyzed using Chi-square test, t-test and ANCOVA. Results: 1. The 1st hypothesis, "The drinking-related knowledge score of experimental group will be significantly higher than that of control group in posttest" was supported (F=256.30, p= .001). 2. The 2nd hypothesis, "The drinking-related attitude score of experimental group will be significantly higher than that of control group in posttest" was supported (F=43.35, p= .001). The 3rd hypothesis, "The drinking refusal self-efficacy of experimental group will be significantly higher than that of control group in posttest" was supported (F=43.86, p= .001). 4. The 4th hypothesis, "The number of drinking of experimental group will be significantly lower than that of control group in posttest" was supported (F=6.12, p= .015). 5. The 5th hypothesis, "The drinking amount of experimental group will be significantly lower than that of control group in posttest" was supported (F=8.52, p= .004). 5. Conclusion: This drinking prevention program was effective in increasing the drinking-related knowledge and attitude, and the drinking refusal self-efficacy, and in reducing the drinking behavior of high school girls.
Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceived Vulnerability to AIDS of Medical and Nursing Students
Sung, Mi-Hae ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 221~228
Purpose: The purpose of this study Is to identify the knowledge, attitudes and perceived vulnerability to AIDS of medical and nursing students. Method: The subject of this study were 324 medical and nursing students in Busan area. Data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient, and Scheffe's test. Result: Total knowledge of AIDS was average. Total attitudes of AIDS was above average. And perceived vulnerability of AIDS was above average. According to the results of analyzing the difference between general characteristics of the subject and AIDS related knowledge, attitudes and perceived vulnerability, a significant difference was present with grade in knowledge score; with sex, grade, department, and health status in attitudes score, with sex, religion, grade, department, education experience to AIDS, and health status in perceived vulnerability to AIDS, There was a significant relationship between attitudes and perceived vulnerability to AIDS. Conclusion: The research findings show that the educational program for preventing AIDS must take into consideration knowledge and epidemic and non-epidemic aspects of AIDS and preventive attitudes toward AIDS, And, it also proves that it is necessary to devise an AIDS educational program for college students.
Perceptions of Sexuality in Unmarried Mothers
Jeong, Kyung-Soon ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 15, issue 2, 2008, Pages 229~239
Purpose: A phenomenology study was conducted to provide in-depth data to help in the understanding of young women who have become unmarried mothers. Method: In-depth interviews were done with 11 unmarried mothers from August 2002 to September 2003 Data were recorded and analyzed by Colaizzi method. Result: Significant statements consisted of 5 categories with 12 theme clusters accompanying each category. The categories were: "Sex as a tool" which included living and connections, "Sex as an expression of her desire" which included wanting and expression of love, "Sex to be dominated" which included significance, domination and negative aspects of sex, "Moral sex" which included secrecy, responsibility and connections with life, "Sex as a sense of identity" which included expression of gender and association with peer group. Conclusion: The results of this study will help indicate directions for care of unmarried mother, which should be based on a deep understanding of their personal perception of sexuality. Also, it can be utilized as basic materials for development of sex educational programs to prevent repeat pregnancies in unmarried women and information on consultion with unmarried mothers.