The Effectiveness of a Wound Self-Care Program in Emergency Traumatic Patients

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/151046
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Presentation
Title:
The Effectiveness of a Wound Self-Care Program in Emergency Traumatic Patients
Abstract:
The Effectiveness of a Wound Self-Care Program in Emergency Traumatic Patients
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2010
Author:Chen, Yen-ching, RN
P.I. Institution Name:China Medical University Hospital
Title:Clinical Nursing Specialist
Co-Authors:Li-Chi Huang, EdD, RN
21st INRC [Evidence-Based Practice Presentation] Background: Patient with traumatic wounds being care in the hospital emergency is one of the common medical issues. Studies in the United States have shown that there are approximately 12 million people are cared in emergency departments due to traumatic wounds every year. At a medical center of central Taiwan, patients with traumatic wounds accounts for about 20% of all medical services. The patient's wound care has became an important problem for about 85% of trauma patients after being discharged. Aim: The purpose of this study is to explore the effectiveness of wound self-care program for emergency traumatic patient in Taiwan. Methods: The study is a true experimental design by using two groups posttest. Conveniences sampling will be used and randomly assigned as either intervention or control group followed by their admitted number in emergency department at a level one hospital in a central district of Taiwan. A total of 400 participants will be recruited in this study. A 20 minuets wound self care program will be given to patients in the intervention group. The health program includes the oral description, demonstration, practice of wound care, education sheet, and the resources of wound self-care. A questionnaire will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the program after 48-72 hours as patient followed up in out-patient department. The questionnaire includes demographic data, wound self-care knowledge and skill scale, and the wound care quality related index such as infection, healing process, absence of work or school et al. Results: The data will be analyzed by SPSS 17.0. The frequency, percentage, t-test and logistic regression statistical analysis will be applied to answer for the purpose of this study. Conclusions: The effectiveness of health program will improve patients' knowledge and skill of wound self-care and as result a better quality of wound care.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Effectiveness of a Wound Self-Care Program in Emergency Traumatic Patientsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/151046-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Effectiveness of a Wound Self-Care Program in Emergency Traumatic Patients</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2010</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Chen, Yen-ching, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">China Medical University Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Clinical Nursing Specialist</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">ersn_chen@yahoo.com.tw</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Li-Chi Huang, EdD, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">21st INRC [Evidence-Based Practice Presentation] Background: Patient with traumatic wounds being care in the hospital emergency is one of the common medical issues. Studies in the United States have shown that there are approximately 12 million people are cared in emergency departments due to traumatic wounds every year. At a medical center of central Taiwan, patients with traumatic wounds accounts for about 20% of all medical services. The patient's wound care has became an important problem for about 85% of trauma patients after being discharged. Aim: The purpose of this study is to explore the effectiveness of wound self-care program for emergency traumatic patient in Taiwan. Methods: The study is a true experimental design by using two groups posttest. Conveniences sampling will be used and randomly assigned as either intervention or control group followed by their admitted number in emergency department at a level one hospital in a central district of Taiwan. A total of 400 participants will be recruited in this study. A 20 minuets wound self care program will be given to patients in the intervention group. The health program includes the oral description, demonstration, practice of wound care, education sheet, and the resources of wound self-care. A questionnaire will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the program after 48-72 hours as patient followed up in out-patient department. The questionnaire includes demographic data, wound self-care knowledge and skill scale, and the wound care quality related index such as infection, healing process, absence of work or school et al. Results: The data will be analyzed by SPSS 17.0. The frequency, percentage, t-test and logistic regression statistical analysis will be applied to answer for the purpose of this study. Conclusions: The effectiveness of health program will improve patients' knowledge and skill of wound self-care and as result a better quality of wound care.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T10:50:18Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T10:50:18Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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