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Volume 15, Issue 4 - Nov 2013
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The Analysis of Non-pharmacological Intervention Study for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Intervention Types and Measurement Parameters
Kim, Na Hyun ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 43~53
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.43
Purpose: This study was intended to analyze the types and measurement parameters of non-pharmacological interventional studies for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Methods: NAFLD related literatures were systematically reviewed. The existing literatures were searched electronically using the data base of PubMed, a Medline data base of the National Library of Medicine with the key words of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, NAFLD, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and NASH. The criteria for inclusion in this review were 1) non-pharmacological intervention, 2) human, 3) English. Finally, 20 articles were included in the review. Results: The major findings of this study were as follows: 1) the types of non-pharmacological intervention were exercise (35%), caloric restriction (30%), and lifestyle modification with combination both of exercise and caloric restriction (35%), 2) Almost all studies adopted various measurement parameters derived from pathophysiological mechanism-based biomarkers such as anthropometric indices, biochemical parameters, body fat mass, and liver biopsy results. Conclusion: Non-pharmacological interventions have been reported to be effective to improve NAFLD status, and many objective biomarkers confirmed supported these findings. Therefore, the development of nursing interventions for NAFLD subjects is needed and the consideration of using mechanism-based biomarkers is suggested to verify nursing outcomes objectively.
An Analysis of Aromatherapy Intervention Studies in Nursing
Chae, Young Ran ; Won, Su Jin ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 54~64
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.54
Purpose: This study aimed to analyze the effects and intervention methods of aromatherapy studies in nursing. Methods: A systematic literature review was conducted. Nursing literature databases were searched to identify intervention studies published in Korea between 2000 and 2011. Finally, 53 articles were included in the review. Results: The most preferred application method of aromatherapy was massage. The major dependent variables were anxiety, depression, pain, and sleep disturbance. 76.5% of the studies reported positive effects on anxiety. 93.8% of the studies reported positive effects on depression. 86.7% of the studies reported positive effects on pain. 92.3% of the studies reported positive effects on sleep disturbance. Psychometric measurements were mainly used in the studies. Only 33.9% of the studies adopted physical or physiological measurements. The most prevalent physical or physiological instrument was vital signs. Conclusion: Aromatherapy had positive effects on anxiety, depression, pain, and sleep disturbance measuring when using psychometric instruments. However, there was no sufficient evidence measuring when using physical or physiological instruments. These need to be studied using well-designed, randomized, controlled trials, and should encourage the use of both psychometric and physiological measures for aromatherapy intervention in nursing studies.
Systematic Review of the Literatures on Music Intervention for Neurological Patients in Korea
Jeong, Seong Hee ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 65~73
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.65
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to review the literature on music intervention for neurological patients in Korea and to explore the effect of music intervention on functional rehabilitation of neurological patients. Methods: This systematic review examined literature from 2005 to 2010. The existing literature was searched in the electronic databases of RISS and KISS using the following keywords: music, rhythmic movement, stroke, brain injury, dementia, Parkinson, spinal cord injury. Seventy-seven studies were founded through the database. After The exclusion of duplicates, case studies, literature review, and irrelevant studies, nine studies were included for analysis. Results: They included nine quasi-experimental studies. The medical diagnoses of the study participants were stroke, dementia, brain injury, and spinal cord injury. Among nine studies, only two studies were conducted in the nursing area. Eight studies used comprehensive music programs composed of health education, gait training, vocal training, or relaxation therapy, and these comprehensive programs were effective in the areas of physical and psychosocial treatment. Seventeen sessions were provided on average throughout intervention, and the average duration of each session was 49.4 minutes. Conclusion: Comprehensive music intervention can be implemented in nursing care for patients with neurological problem.
Health Effects of Exposure to Oil-contaminated Water Using Biological Markers: Focusing on G Village near the Area of Daecheon Beach
Oh, Doo-Nam ; Lim, Kyung-Choon ; Park, Seungmi ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 74~81
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.74
Purpose: This study was conducted to explore the health effects of exposure to oil-contaminated water in G village near the area of Daecheon beach on which air force had test fired. Methods: Eighty residents consented and were divided into three groups; 33 residents(drinking well water and still living there), 23 residents(drinking well water but do not live there any more), and 24 residents(did not drink well water but live there now: control group). Data were collected from August to September, 2010 from the survey questionnaires, general health examination, specific functional test, and biological marker tests. Results: Current residents showed higher levels of body mass index, blood pressure, and fasting blood glucose that are related to adult diseases. 64 participants received specific test for cancer. Only one person had esophageal cancer. Perchloroethylene was not found in the Urine Samples. Current residents showed a higher level of 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, an indicator of oxidative damage, and there was a statistically significant difference after correcting the confounding variables. Conclusion: We need education programs for managing the risk factors that are related to adult diseases in people who are now living in this village. We also need to expand further studies for investigating oxidative damage indicators.
Quality of Life in Pre-dialysis patients with Chronic Kidney Disease at Glomerular Filtration Rates
Kim, Hye Won ; Choi-Kwon, Smi ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 82~89
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.82
Purpose: To examine the quality of life in pre-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease. Methods: The subjects were 91 patients who visited the nephrology outpatient department of a tertiary hospital located in Seoul. Data on demographic and clinical characteristics, and quality of life (QOL) were collected between July 19 and 23, 2010. The relationship between QOL and various Stages of dependence on glomerular filtration rates (GFRs) and factors related to QOL were investigated. Collected data was analyzed with the SPSS WIN 12.0 program. Results: There was a significant difference in the quality of life of the subjects in different stages (F=18.12, p<.001). The Scheffe post hoc test confirmed that patients at higher stages had a lower level quality of life. In addition, GFRs, uremic symptoms, gender and age predicted value accounted for 38.5% of the variance on QOL (F=25.09, p<.001). Conclusion: Strategies to develop a systematic management program for improving QOL of pre-dialysis patients are urgently needed.
The Development and Evaluation of a Clinical Practice Nursing Students' Microbiology Program Based on the Mastery Learning Model
Kim, Bo Hwan ; Chang, Sun Ju ; Choi, Jeong Sil ;
Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science, volume 15, issue 2, 2013, Pages 90~98
DOI : 10.7586/jkbns.2013.15.2.90
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a clinical practice nursing students' microbiology program based on the mastery learning model, and to evaluate the effects of the program on nursing students' knowledge, self-efficacy, performance, and satisfaction related to the nursing students' microbiology program. Methods: The program was developed by using the processes of the mastery learning model. The pre-experimental research design involved a one group pretest-posttest design. The setting was a university located in Incheon, Korea. A total of 130 nursing students participated in the program including a theoretical lecture, clinical practice, and formative and summative evaluation. Results: Using the program that was designed and developed, results for the total score of self-efficacy, knowledge, and performance in the post-test application were significantly higher than in the pre-test application (p<.05). The satisfaction of hand hygiene and disinfection/contaminated hand microbial culture and disinfection test received the highest ratings. Conclusion: The application of a clinical practice nursing students' microbiology program was effective, and can be expanded to other nursing students. Future research with other study designs was warranted in order to prove the effect of a microbiology program based on the mastery learning model.