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Volume 22, Issue 4 - Nov 2015
Volume 22, Issue 3 - Aug 2015
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Core Temperature Evaluation in Different Body Parts in Patients Undergoing Laparoscope Surgery under Total Intravenous Anesthesia
Hahm, Tae Soo ; Kim, Won Ho ; Kim, Nam Cho ; Yoo, Je Bog ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 379~386
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.379
Purpose: The trend of body temperature change during laparoscopic surgery and the most adequate site for monitoring temperature measurements have not been investigated thoroughly. In this study body temperature change during laparoscopic surgery was measured and measurements of the tympanic, esophageal, and nasopharyngeal core temperatures in surgical patients with total intravenous anesthesia were compared. Methods: From February to October 2013, 28 laparoscopic surgical patients were recruited from a tertiary hospital in Seoul. The patients' core temperature was measured 12 times at ten minute intervals from ten minutes after the beginning of endotracheal intubation. Results: Repeated measure of core temperatures indicated a significant difference according to body part (p=.033), time of measure (p<.001) and the reciprocal interaction between body part and time of measure (p<.027). The core temperatures were highest at tympany location, lowest at nasopharynx. The amount of temperature change was least for the esophagus (
), followed by nasopharynx and tympany. Conclusion: The esophageal core temperature showed the highest stability followed by nasopharyngeal and tympanic temperature. Therefore, close observations are required between 10~20minutes after the beginning of the operation.
Nutritional Status and Fatigue in Women Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
Park, Eun-Hye ; Kim, Hyunjung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 387~397
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.387
Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate nutritional status and fatigue, and to identify the relationship between nutritional status and fatigue in gynecological cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Methods: Participants were 106 outpatients who had uterine, ovary, or breast cancer and a descriptive cross-sectional design was used. Nutritional indicators including biochemical and anthropometric measures, the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) scale, and the Piper's Revised Fatigue Scale were completed. Results: About thirty-nine percent of the patients were malnourished based on the SGA. Serum hemoglobin and total lymphocyte levels were less than the normal ranges, although anthropometrics were normal. The women experienced moderate fatigue with a mean score of
. Nutritional status was significantly different by age, education, employment status, and monthly income. The women also had different nutritional status and fatigue depending on the type of cancer and chemotherapy. Fatigue was significantly related to SGA scores, serum hemoglobin, triceps skinfold thickness and mid-arm muscle circumference. Conclusion: The results of this study highlight an urgent need to provide adequate nutritional support and fatigue management with individualized strategies for gynecological cancer patients on chemotherapy.
A Comparison of Effect between Wet Gauze with Cold Normal Saline and Wet Gauze with Cold Water on Postoperative Thirst, Oral Cavity Condition, and Saliva pH
Moon, Yang Hee ; Lee, Yeon Hee ; Jeong, Ihn Sook ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 398~405
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.398
Purpose: This study was aimed to compare the effect between wet gauze with cold normal saline and wet gauze with cold water on thirst, oral cavity condition, and saliva pH among postoperative patients. Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental study with 56 participants. The experimental group received wet gauze with cold normal saline, and control group received wet gauze with cold water for three times at 15 minute intervals. Data were collected using visual analog scale for thirst, oral assessment guide for oral cavity condition and acidity tape for saliva pH. Measurement were made before applying the gauze and at 15min, 30min, and 45min after applying gauze. Data were analyzed using repeated measured ANOVA. Results: Thirst, oral cavity condition, and saliva pH improved in both groups with increasing number of gauze application. Thirst for the experimental group improved more than for the control group (F=4.29, p=.009), oral cavity condition except saliva, and saliva pH were not significantly different between the groups. Conclusion: This study results indicated that nurses can apply wet gauze with cold normal saline to reduce thirst and saliva acidity, and to improve the oral cavity condition for postoperative patients.
Effects on Problem Solving Ability and Learning Satisfaction of Nursing Students of Receiving a Teaching Method Using Standardized Patients - Blood Transfusion
Kim, Su Mi ; Park, Min Jung ; Yang, Ya Ki ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 406~415
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.406
Purpose: This study was conducted to investigate the effects on problem solving ability and learning satisfaction in nursing students using a teaching method with a standardized patient (SP) receiving blood transfusion. Method: The research design was a quasi-experimental pre-and-post-test control and experimental group for the methodological comparison study. Participants were 43 (Exp.=22, Cont.=21) nursing students in G city. The experimental group participated in the teaching class using SP. The control group received conventional education using a simple model. Data were collected between June 5 and July 15, 2015, through self-report structured questionnaires and data were analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 21.0 program. Results: There were significant differences in the level of problem solving ability (t=-2.75, p=.009), and learning satisfaction (t=-2.53, p=.016) between the experimental and control groups. Conclusion: The research findings indicate that, the teaching method using an SP is more effective in improving nursing students' problem solving ability and learning satisfaction compared to conventional education using a simple model. In the future it is necessary to develop scenarios of various cases and content, and to test their effectiveness.
Effect of a Self-Evaluation Method Using Video Recording on Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-Directed Learning Ability, and Academic Self-Efficacy
Song, So-Ra ; Kim, Young-Ju ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 416~423
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.416
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a self-evaluation method using video recording on competency in nursing skills, self-directed learning ability, and academic self-efficacy in nursing students. Methods: The study design was a non-equivalent pre-post quasi-experimental design. The experimental and control groups were randomly assigned with 35 participants in each group. Interventions for the experimental group were video recording and students' self-evaluation of what they did. Nursing skills included in the study were tube feeding, intradermal injection, subcutaneous injection, and intramuscular injection. Competency in nursing skills was measured one time at the end of the study using a checklist. Self-directed learning ability and academic self-efficacy were measured 3 times (pre-, mid-, and post-intervention) over the 8 weeks. Independent t-test, chi-square test, and repeated measures ANOVA were used for data analyses. Results: There was no statistically significant difference for competency in nursing skills and self-directed learning ability over the 8 weeks of the practice session. There was a significant difference in academic self-efficacy by groups over time. Conclusion: Results indicate that self-evaluation method using video recording is an effective learning way to improve academic achievement in nursing students.
Effects of Integrated Nursing Practice Simulation-based Training on Stress, Interest in Learning, and Problem-Solving Ability of Nursing Students
Park, Sun-Nam ; Chu, Min-Sun ; Hwang, Yoon-Young ; Kim, Sun-Hee ; Lee, Sun-Kyoung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 424~432
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.424
Purpose: In this study the time point of effects that repeat exposure to simulation-based nursing training has on stress, interest in learning, and problem-solving abilities were identified. Methods: Participants for this study were 75 nursing college students in Seoul. In a preliminary survey data were collected and measured for the general characteristics, stress, interest in learning, and problem-solving abilities of the students. Then, stress was assessed before performance of each of four-rounds of simulation training scenarios. After each simulation round, interest in learning and problem-solving abilities were assessed. Results: With respect to stress, no significant differences were found when comparing the results of the preliminary survey to those of each of the simulation-based training exercises. For the sub-items of interest in learning, interest in nursing knowledge and interest in clinical training significantly increased between the preliminary survey and the
survey. Interest in lab training increased significantly at the
survey. Problem solving abilities showed a significant increase from the preliminary at each of the survey points. Conclusion: Increasing the exposure of nursing students to simulation-based training enhances their interest in learning and problem-solving abilities. Therefore it is necessary to have education strategies that includes various simulation experiences for students.
Factors Associated with Hemoglobin A1c among Patient Aged 40 years over with Diabetes Mellitus: 2012 Korea Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Ji, Eun Joo ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 433~441
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.433
Purposes: This study was done to identify factors associated with uncontrolled hemoglobin A1c among patient with diabetes mellitus. Method: The sample was 412 Koreans with diagnosed diabetes aged 40 years or older who participated in the Fifth Korea Health and Nutrition Examination survey, which was a nationwide, cross-sectional survey. Data was analyzed using logistic regression. Uncontrolled hemoglobin A1c rate was 55%. Results: There was a difference between controlled and uncontrolled group in hemoglobin A1c as follows: duration of diabetes, BMI(Body Mass Index), hypertriglyceridemia, vitamin D, sleep duration. After adjusting for confounding factor, longer duration of diabetes (>7 years vs.
)(Adjusted OR=2.277, 95% CI [1.277-4.060]), presence of hypertriglyceridemia (Adjusted OR=4.019, 95% CI [1.871-8.634]), lower vitamin D level (<20ng/mL vs.
)(Adjusted OR=2.487, 95% CI[1.411-4.381]), longer sleep duration (6-8 hours vs >8 hours)(Adjusted OR=6.831, 95% CI [1.877-24.855]) were significantly associated with increased odds of uncontrolled hemoglobin A1c. Conclusions: Results show that duration of diabetes, hypertriglyceridemia, vitamin D and sleep duration are significantly related to hemoglobin A1c. Therefore, considering these factors it would be helpful to develop strategies to improve blood glucose control in patients with diabetes.
Analysis of Qualitative Research Published by Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing
Park, Hyoung-Sook ; Kim, Young-Mi ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 442~451
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.442
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze reports of qualitative research published in Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing (JKAFN). Methods: Twenty four qualitative research studies using in-depth interviews and focus group interviews published in JKAFN from 1994 to 2014 were selected for analysis. Chosen reports were analyzed by consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ), which is a reporting guideline for qualitative research. COREQ consists of 32 items and 3 domains. Results: In the 1st domain, the relationship of researchers and research participants, bias and understanding of the researchers on the study phenomenon were analyzed less than other items. In the 2nd domain, methodological research was carried out across various qualitative studies, but the description of the research environment and research questions for the interview guidelines was insufficient. In the 3rd domain, research results and data were consistent, but data showing opposing content and explanations of negative practices were not done at all. Conclusion: These results indicate a need for the development of evaluation tools for qualitative research and items should be added to improve the reliability and validity, research should be related to the ethics in the framework of the COREQ.
Type of Statistical Methods and Errors in the Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing
Choi, Eunhee ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 4, 2015, Pages 452~457
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.4.452
Purpose: In nursing research, studies using statistical methods are required and have increased. In this study, some statistical methods using in nursing study are summarized and appropriate usage is proposed. Methods: Twenty-five original articles from the Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals Nursing were reviewed. Statistical methods used in the Journal of Fundamentals Nursing were classified and common errors were presented. Results: Seventy-six statistical analysis were performed in the 25 studies. Among the articles, 28 cases contained errors. Most errors occurred in linear regression analysis and nonparametric analysis. Conclusion: When the use of statistical method is applied inappropriately, the result bring out a serious error. In order to ensure reliability and validity of study, researchers should recognize clear application and usage of statistical methods.