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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152478
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Information Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative Patients
Abstract:
Information Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative Patients
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2006
Author:Ko, Yili, RN, EdD
P.I. Institution Name:Chang Gung Institute of Technology
Title:Associate Professor
Co-Authors:Pi-chu Lin, EdD, RN
Information Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative Patients In Taiwan, the National Health Insurance payment system has shorten the surgical-patients? Length of stay, resulting in reduced time for pre-operative preparation. Many patients are admitted one day before surgery. During such a short time, patients? physical needs become the priority of nursing care and thus their emotional needs are often ignored. The main objectives of this study were to assess the preoperative information needs of patients. The data were collected by a questionnaire: the joint replacement patients? information needs inventory. Subjects in the present study were 148 pre-operative patients. This study revealed patients information needs as the following (on the 3-point Likert scale): methods of rehabilitation (Mean=1.86), wound care (Mean=1.84), walker using method (Mean=1.83), and moving contraindicative positions (Mean=1.82). Education material preferences were video type (68%), pamphlet (55%), hand-out (52%). Patients viewed some nursing interventions could relieve preoperative anxiety.  Interventions such as listening (54%), deep breathing (50%), massage (39%), music (26%), and imagination (5%) were considered as effective measures in this study. Key words: preoperative anxiety, patient education, needs assessment
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.titleInformation Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative Patientsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/152478-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Information Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative 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">2006</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Ko, Yili, RN, EdD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Chang Gung Institute of Technology</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Associate Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">yiliko@mail.cgit.edu.tw</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Pi-chu Lin, EdD, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Information Needs of Joint Replacement Preoperative Patients In Taiwan, the National Health Insurance payment system has shorten the surgical-patients? Length of stay, resulting in reduced time for pre-operative preparation. Many patients are admitted one day before surgery. During such a short time, patients? physical needs become the priority of nursing care and thus their emotional needs are often ignored. The main objectives of this study were to assess the preoperative information needs of patients. The data were collected by a questionnaire: the joint replacement patients? information needs inventory. Subjects in the present study were 148 pre-operative patients. This study revealed patients information needs as the following (on the 3-point Likert scale): methods of rehabilitation (Mean=1.86), wound care (Mean=1.84), walker using method (Mean=1.83), and moving contraindicative positions (Mean=1.82). Education material preferences were video type (68%), pamphlet (55%), hand-out (52%). Patients viewed some nursing interventions could relieve preoperative anxiety. &nbsp;Interventions such as listening (54%), deep breathing (50%), massage (39%), music (26%), and imagination (5%) were considered as effective measures in this study. Key words: preoperative anxiety, patient education, needs assessment</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T11:37:49Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T11:37:49Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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