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Volume 22, Issue 4 - Nov 2015
Volume 22, Issue 3 - Aug 2015
Volume 22, Issue 2 - May 2015
Volume 22, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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Prevention Effects of Graduated Compression Stockings and Intermittent Pneumatic Compression on Deep Vein Thrombosis in SICU Patients: Pilot Study
Kim, Hwasoon ; Cho, Ok Min ; Kim, Ji Sun ; Jang, Hai Ok ; Kim, Yeo Kyeong ; Kim, Seol Hee ; Min, Hyo Nam ; Kwak, Kyung Sun ; Hong, Kee Chun ; Kim, Jang Yong ; Chung, Joonho ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 249~257
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.249
Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the effects of mechanical interventions for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis in surgical intensive care unit (SICU) patients. Methods: The participants were assigned to the intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) and graduated compression stocking (GCS) intervention. Patients who met the criteria were selected for comparison from our previous study. Data for 140 patients were included in the final analysis. Results: The mean age was 57.5 (
) and 61.4 % were men. About forty-seven percent of the participants were 61 years or over. In the second duplex scan, 3, 2 and 1 critically ill patients developed deep vein thrombosis in the control, GCS, and IPC groups, respectively. Incidences of DVT were 6.0%, 5.0%, and 2.0% for the control, GCS, and IPC groups, respectively. This difference was not significant. Relative risks of no intervention were 3.0 and 1.2 compared with IPC and GCS application. There were no significantly different variables among the three groups before the intervention except for diagnosis on admission. Conclusion: Although it may difficult to conclude that mechanical prophylaxis effectively prevents DVT among SICU patients because there was no statistical significance in this study, but incidence rates among the three groups differed greatly. The findings reveal that further study should be conducted with larger samples and randomized controlled trial for SICU patients.
Comparisons of Depression, Marital Intimacy, Sexual Function and Quality of Life in Sexual Active or Inactive Groups of Post-menopausal Married Women
Kim, Hye Young ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 258~267
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.258
Purpose: The purpose of study was to compare depression, marital intimacy, sexual function and quality of life between a group of sexually active women and a group of women who were sexually inactive. All of the women were post-menopausal married women. Methods: Post-menopausal married women (n=395) of 40 to 59 years old participated in the study. Data were collected through self-report questionnaires which included items on general characteristics, and tools on depression (CES-D), marital intimacy (MIQ), sexual function (FSFI), and quality of life. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test,
, ANCOVA, and Pearson correlation coefficients. Results: About 42% of the participants were identified as sexually inactive. Marital intimacy, sexual function, and quality of life in the sexually active group were significantly higher than the inactive group (F=17.12, p<.001; F=36.86, p<.001; F=16.78, p<.001). Depression scores in the sexually active group were significantly lower than in the inactive group (F=14.64, p<.001). Also, there was a significant relationship of depression, marital intimacy, and sexual function to quality of life in both groups. Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that health professionals need to counsel and provide a psychosexual approach especially when caring for post-menopausal married women who are sexual inactive.
Factors related to the Management of MultiDrug-Resistant Organisms among Intensive Care Unit Nurses: An Application of the Health Belief Model
Kim, Suyoung ; Cha, Chiyoung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 268~276
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.268
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify factors which influence the management of MultiDrug -Resistant Organisms (MDROs) by nurses in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Methods: Data were collected from December 8 to 20, 2013 and participants were 163 ICU nurses working in one general hospital. The Health Belief Model tool and knowledge and management of MDROs infection tools were used in the study. Descriptive statistics, t-test, analysis of variances, Pearson correlation coefficients and multiple regression were used to analyze the data. Results: Knowledge, perceived susceptibility, and perceived benefits had a significant influence on MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus,) and MDRAB (Multidrug Resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii) infection management when all the other variables were considered. Significant variable which had influence on VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Eenterococci) infection management were perceived susceptibility and perceived benefits. Conclusion: Perceived susceptibility and perceived benefits had significant influence on MDROs infection management. Emphasis needs to be on the perceived susceptibility and perceived benefits of MDROs infection management when providing an educational program for ICU nurses.
Development and Evaluation of Death Education Program for Nursing Students
Kim, Soon-Hee ; Kim, Dong-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 277~286
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.277
Purpose: This study was done to develop a death education program for nursing students and evaluate the effects of the program. Methods: The education program was developed based on ADDIE model. The death education program was developed on the base of educational needs, a comprehensive review of the literature and focus group interviews and then evaluated with 53 nursing students, 27 in the experimental and 26 in the control group. Measurement was done for the meaning of life using the tool by Choi et al (2005) for attitudes concerning death, the tool Thorson and Powell (1998) revised by Kim (2006) and for attitude to end-of-life patient care, the Attitudes toward Nursing Care of the Dying Scale by Frommelt (1991) translated by Cho and Kim (2005). Results: The program consisted of five sessions: Understanding of death, Family bereavement care, Communication and End-of-life patient care, Professional role, and Ethics and legal issues There was a statistically significant difference between pretest and posttest for the meaning of life in the experimental group compared to the control group. About 82% of students in the experimental group were satisfied with the program. Conclusion: The results indicate that this program can be used to educate nursing students.
Effects of Forced Air Warming on Body Temperature, Shivering and Pain in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patients
Park, Sung Joo ; Kim, Sook Young ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 287~296
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.287
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of forced air warming on intraoperative and postoperative body temperature, postoperative shivering and pain in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Methods: A quasi-experimental design with nonequivalent control group was utilized. Fifty eight patients scheduled for laparoscopic cholecystectomy were recruited and assigned to the experimental group (n=29) or control group (n=29). For the experimental group, forced air warming was applied from right after induction and up to one hour after surgery. Body temperature, shivering score and pain score were measured in both groups at 15 minute intervals. Data were collected from September, 2013 to April, 2014. Data were analyzed using t-test, Bonferroni test and repeated measures ANOVA. Results: The experimental group showed higher body temperature than the control group during surgery. After surgery the experimental group showed higher body temperature, lower shivering and less pain compared to the control group. Conclusion: Results show that forced air warming is effective in enhancing body temperature and reducing shivering and pain. Therefore, forced air warming is recommended as an operative nursing intervention.
Factors Influencing Confidence in Performance Competence of Core Basic Nursing Skills by Nursing Students
Lee, Insook ; Park, Chang-Seoung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 297~307
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.297
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the learning style, learning efficacy, transfer of learning, and confidence in performance competence of Core Basic Nursing Skills (CBNS) and factors influencing confidence in performance competence of CBNS by nursing students. Methods: A descriptive study design was used. Participants were 148 nursing students. Data were analyzed using SPSS 20.0 for descriptive statistics, ANCOVA, correlation and regression. Results: Learning styles of the participants were assimilator 33.11%, accommodator 26.35%, diverger 23.65%, and converger 16.89%. Learning efficacy was significantly different according to learning styles, however, transfer of learning and confidence in performance competence of CBNS were not significantly different according to learning styles. Confidence in performance competence of CBNS positively correlated with transfer of learning and learning efficacy. Transfer of learning was a significant predictor of confidence in performance competence of CBNS. Conclusion: The findings of this study indicate that transfer of learning influences confidence in performance competence of CBNS. Thus, nursing faculty should develop educational strategies to enhance and improve transfer of learning, and development of effective confidence in performance competence of CBNS programs.
Effects of Case-Based Learning on Clinical Decision Making and Nursing Performance in Undergraduate Nursing Students
Jeong, Mi-Eun ; Park, Hyoung-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 308~317
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.308
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of case-based learning (CBL) on clinical decision making and nursing performance. Methods: This research was conducted between September, 2011 and January, 2012 as a nonequivalent comparison group design. The participants were 55 third year nursing students who were enrolled in a college of nursing in a university in Korea. The intervention was the CBL procedures which involved role-play practice videoed by camera and watched on the computer by the students. Questionnaires were used before and after the intervention to measure clinical decision-making. Nursing performance tests were done after the intervention. Results: Statistically significant group differences were observed in clinical decision-making. Nursing performance was significantly higher in the CBL group than in the control group. Conclusion: CBL focused on the solving problem process and clinical cases which are based on clinical setting allowing students to develop efficiency in clinical practice and adaptation to the clinical situation.
Comparison of Confidence in Practice and Satisfaction by Feedback Types Following Objective Structured Clinical Examination(OSCE) among Nursing Students - Focus on Intermittent Gavage Tube Feeding -
Gil, Eunha ; Oh, Heeyoung ; Shin, Seonkyoung ; Park, Yeonhee ; Lee, Yeeun ; Park, Jeong Ah ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 318~327
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.318
Purpose: The purposes of this study were to compare confidence in practice of intermittent gavage tube feeding and participants' satisfaction by three types of feedback; professor verbal feedback, professor feedback with smartphone video, and peer feedback with smartphone video. In addition, frequently failed items in the intermittent gavage tube feeding procedure were analyzed. Methods: Data were collected from a convenience sample of 78 nursing college students in November 2014. Students were randomly assigned to the control group, experimental group I (smartphone video with professor feedback) or group II (smartphone video with peer feedback). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics including chi-square test, ANOVA, and Scheffe test with SPSS 21.0. Results: Confidence in practice of intermittent gavage tube feeding and satisfaction with feedback were highest in experimental group I that had professor feedback with smartphone video. For the procedure, the most frequently failed item was giving an explanation to patients about the purpose and the procedure of tube feeding. Conclusion: The results indicate that professor verbal feedback with smartphone video is the most benefit to the nursing students in acquiring core nursing practice skills.
Influence of Self-esteem, Empathy and Existential Well-being on Spiritual Care Competence in Nursing Students
Kim, Jin ; Choi, Sookyung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 3, 2015, Pages 328~337
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.3.328
Purpose: This study was conducted to identify effects of self-esteem, empathy and existential well-being on spiritual care competence in nursing students. Methods: Participants were 357 nursing students from three colleges in G metropolitan city. The survey was conducted from March 11 to April 3, 2015, with a self-report questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Scheffe test, Pearson correlation coefficient and stepwise multiple regression analysis with SPSS version 21.0. Results: Differences in spiritual care competence were statistically significant according to experience in providing spiritual care and recognition of need for spiritual care. There were significant differences in self-esteem, empathy and existential well-being according to satisfaction with major, satisfaction with life and recognition of the need for spiritual care. Spiritual care competence of nursing students showed a significantly positive correlation to self-esteem, empathy and existential well-being. Factors influencing spiritual care competence were recognition of need for spiritual care, self-esteem, empathy and experience in providing spiritual care, which explained about 16% of spiritual care competence. Conclusion: Results indicate the importance of developing an intervention program for nursing students to strengthen spiritual care competence through improved recognition of needs for spiritual care, self-esteem, empathy and experience in providing spiritual care.