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Volume 14, Issue 4 - Dec 2012
Volume 14, Issue 3 - Nov 2012
Volume 14, Issue 2 - Aug 2012
Volume 14, Issue 1 - Apr 2012
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The Study of Self Image according to Body Mass Index in Middle School Students
Song, Min-Sun ; Yoo, Yong-Kwon ; Choi, Chan-Hun ; Kim, Nam-Cho ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 77~83
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.77
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the self image according to body mass index in middle school students. Methods: The study included 260 students. Self image was measured using structured questionnaires. Statistical analysis was performed using t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test and multiple regression analysis. Results: The proportions of under weight, normal weight, and overweight were 36.1%, 53.9%, 10.0% respectively. Also, the mean of the self image score was 4.0. The score of self image was significantly higher in the normal weight group than the over weight group or the under weight group. This trend was also consistent in multiple regression. The score of self image was lower in high school grades, low perceived record, under-weight and over-weight. Conclusion: This study shows that many students are under weight. The score of self image was related with body image. So, level of obesity in each student should also be considered, to elevate the self image.
The Effects of Dance Sports Program on Health Promotion in Rural Women
Kim, Dong-Oak ; Lee, Hyeon-Soon ; Kwon, Young-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 84~93
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.84
Purpose: This study was performed to identify the effects of dance sports programs on the parameters of health promotion (blood pressure, pulse, glucose, blood lipids, musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, self-efficacy, and depression) in rural women. Methods: A non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest experimental design was used. The study subjects were 38 women who were aged 45-78 and cultivating perilla leaves in a rural area. An experimental group (n=20) received the dance sports program from December 3rd, 2009 to June 3rd, 2010 and a control group (n=18) did not. Data was collected 3 times (before the program, 12 during and 24 weeks after the program) and were analyzed with
test, t-test, and Repeated Measures ANOVA using SPSS/WIN 18.0. Results: For the experimental group, significant improvement was found in high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low density cholesterol (LDL-C), triglyceride (TG) musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, self-efficacy, and depression as compared to the control group. Conclusion: The findings of the study indicates that the dance sports program is effective on health promotion for rural women. Therefore, dance sports programs can be recommended for health promotion of rural residents.
A Study of Student Nurses' Observation Experiences of Human Body Dissection
Kim, Mi-Hee ; Chae, Myeong-Jeong ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 94~102
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.94
Purpose: This study attempted to describe the essential structure of nursing students' experiences as observers of human body dissection. Methods: The research was undertaken as qualitative research. The data was collected through written sources of 169 students majoring in nursing. The analysis of data was made using the phenomenological analytic method suggested by Colaizzi (1978). Results: In this study, five categories of themes emerged. They were: 'unfamiliar wait','standing at the edge of chaos','growth through reflection', 'be immersed in practice', 'winging to be a nurse'. Conclusion: This study will prove helpful not only in understanding nursing students' observation experiences of human body dissection but also in describing their needs for systematic and emotional support.
The Effect of Self-Efficacy Promotion Smoking Cessation Program on the Amount of Smoking, CO, Urine Cotinine Level and Self-Efficacy for Adolescent Smokers
Choe, Eun-Young ; Jeong, Seong-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 103~111
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.103
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the effect of self-efficacy promotion of the smoking cessation program on the amount of smoking, carbon monoxide level, urine cotinine level and the smoking cessation self-efficacy of adolescent smokers. Methods: The subjects composed of 24 for the experimental group and 28 for the control group who were smoking adolescents at the Middle School in G city. The data collection was done from October 13 to November 18, 2010. A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used. This program was composed on the basis of Shin (1997)'s Self-Efficacy Promoting Program. The self-efficacy promotion smoking cessation program was conducted for 2 hours per week, and lasted for 6 weeks on the experimental group. The control group had a general smoking program. Data was analyzed using SPSS/WIN 14.0 program. T-test was used to analyze outcome measures. Results: The amount of smoking, CO level, urine cotinine level, and self efficacy level of the experimental group was significantly improved more than that of the control group after intervention. Conclusion: Therefore, self-efficacy promotion smoking cessation program for adolescent smokers can be recommended for smoking cessation of adolescents.
Factors Influencing Self Management Behavior for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Comparison of Difference between the Elderly and Adults
Kang, Kyung-Ja ; Yu, Su-Jeong ; Seo, Hyun-Mi ; Yu, Mi ; Park, Myung-Sook ; Jang, Hak-Chul ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 112~121
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.112
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of self management behavior of patients with type 2 diabetes and to compare the factors influencing self management behavior between the elderly and adults. Methods: The participants consisted of 105 adults and 100 elderly who visited the outpatient department of a hospital from August to December 2011. Data was collected by questionnaires and analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 18.0. Results: The elderly showed higher mean scores of subcategory of self management behavior than adults. In stepwise multiple regression analysis, a total of 42% (adults), 52% (elderly) respectively of variance in self management behavior were accounted for by self-efficacy, perceived barriers, perceived benefits, yes or no smoking and regular exercise in adults and readiness, self efficacy, perceived benefits in the elderly. Conclusion: Therefore, a diabetics intervention program should be designed and provided as a tailored one for adults and elderly separately in Korea. In the strategy for adults with type 2 diabetes in the promotion of self efficacy, perceived benefits and reduction of perceived barriers, and correction of life habits such as smoking and exercise are needed, whereas in the elderly promotion of readiness, self efficacy, perceived benefits are required.
The Effect of Extract from Several Herbs Grown Naturally in Namwon Province on Wound Treatment
Park, Seung-Taeck ; Kim, Jung-Woo ; Jeong, Seok-Hee ; Seo, Young-Mi ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 122~128
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.122
Purpose: This study was aim to examine the effect of extract from several herbs on wound treatment which are grown naturally in Namwon province. Methods: Adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were assigned to 6 of 2 group: control group (C, n=6), experimental group (E, n=6). Rats in E group had 3 sessions (everyday) for 4 days or 8 days of the extract treatment which was composed of German chemomile, Teatree and Lavender (CTL). Results: CTL extract on wound-induced mice showed significantly the increase of wound treatment rate (WTR), epidermal gap (EP) and collagen density (CD), compared with control. Conclusion: CTL extract may be a putative resources for cure or treatment of wound.
Safe Nuclear Factor-kappa B Inhibitor for Cachexia Management
Park, Jeong-Soo ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 129~138
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.129
Purpose: Cachexia is a complex metabolic syndrome associated with wasting of skeletal muscle which contributes to nearly one-third of all cancer deaths. Cachexia lowers the frequency of response to chemotherapy and radiation and ultimately can impact survival as well as quality of life during treatment. NF-kappa B is one of the most important molecular mediators of cachexia. In this study, therefore, possible candidates for inhibitors of NF-kappa B were searched. Methods: Amino acids that regulate cellular redox potential by adjusting the level of NAD/NADH ratio, such as aspartate, pyruvate, and isocitrate were selected. Results: Pyruvate effectively inhibited luciferase activity in TNF-stimulated 293T cells transfect with an NF-kB dependent luciferase reporter vector. Pyruvate also showed protective effect on muscle atrophy of differentiated C2C12 myocyte induced by TNF/IFN. Conclusion: We might be able to develop the nutritional management strategy for cancer cachexia patients with pyruvate supplementation.
The Effects of a Fluid Intake Intervention for Elders in Long-term Care Hospitals
Kim, Sun-Hee ; Lee, Myung-Ha ; Kang, Jeong-Hee ; Jeong, Seok-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 14, issue 2, 2012, Pages 139~146
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2012.14.2.139
Purpose: This study was done to evaluate the effects of a fluid intake intervention on increasing fluid intake and ameliorating dehydration status in elders admitted to long-term care hospitals. Methods: A nonequivalent control group, pretest and posttest design was used. The experimental group of 39 participants received the 4-week intervention while the control group of 38 participants received routine care. Outcome variables were daily fluid intake and physiological indexes such as blood urea nitrogen and creatinine ratio (BUN/Cr), urine specific gravity (USG), and urine color. Results: After the intervention to increase fluid intake, there were statistically significant increases in daily fluid intake, normal BUN/Cr, and USG in the experimental group. However, a statistically significant improvement in normal urine color was not found for either group. Conclusion: The findings of this study demonstrated that the fluid intake intervention improved hydration status of the experimental group participants. Consequently, it was confirmed that the intervention is considered to be effective in preventing dehydration which occurs frequently in older adults in long-term care facilities and, thus this intervention may contribute to preventing various health issues resulting from dehydration.