The Evaluation of Health Consultation Activities by Nurses for Survivors of Sichuan Earthquake in China

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154890
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Presentation
Title:
The Evaluation of Health Consultation Activities by Nurses for Survivors of Sichuan Earthquake in China
Abstract:
The Evaluation of Health Consultation Activities by Nurses for Survivors of Sichuan Earthquake in China
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Yamamoto, Aiko, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:University of Hyogo
Title:Professor
Co-Authors:Ji-ping Li ,
Akiko Kurotaki , Lecturer
Xiu-Ying Hu , PhD
Yi-juan Cheng ,
Yan-Li Luo ,
Hatsumi Kanzaki PhD, Professor
Yuko Ushio PhD, Associate Professor
[2nd International Nursing Research Conference for the World Academy of Nursing Science - Presentation] Disasters frequently happen over the world. Issues of nurses are how to recovery and sustain survivors? health.
 
<Purpose> This study was conducted for evaluating responses of health conditions among survivors receiving health consultation by nurses in China.
 
<Method> Data was collected by questionnaires including demographic data, health conditions, and others before and after receiving health consultations. SPSS 18.0 software was utilized for analysis. Nurses had the training program developed by the researchers including lectures, practices (the methods of home visiting, health consultation) and follow-up workshop. The health activities were provided for one month in 2009.
 
<Ethical Consideration> The study was conducted after obtaining approval in Ethical Review Board of West China Hospital / West China medical School at Sichuan University.
<Results> Three hundred thirteen survivors aged 18 years and over provided consent for the study. Mean age was 41.95 years and 69.3% was farmers. They received home visiting and health consultations by nurses. As for the mean value of score about health self evaluation (before: 2.48-after 2.55, P<0.01, analyzed by pared t-test) were significantly increased after intervention. Healthy survivors increased from 42% before intervention to 50% after intervention. Meanwhile, survivors answered ?not very healthy? decreased from 46% to 38%. The mean of score about customs of knowing health status (1.45- 1.78, P<0.001) and having advisor about health (1.75- 1.81, P<0.05) were significantly increased. With regard to the psychological condition, the mean value of IES-R score was 24.7±15.5 before intervention. After intervention, the mean value significantly decrease (17.08±12.03, p<0.001, by pared t-test). Nurses told that survivors who had no concern for their health changed to be interested in it. Moreover, they tend to have a health consultation after intervention.
<Conclusion> Although this was not comparative study with two groups, survivors? health status tends to improve after intervention.
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 Evaluation of Health Consultation Activities by Nurses for Survivors of Sichuan Earthquake in Chinaen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154890-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Evaluation of Health Consultation Activities by Nurses for Survivors of Sichuan Earthquake&nbsp;in China</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">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Yamamoto, Aiko, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">University of Hyogo</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">a_yamamoto@cnas.u-hyogo.ac.jp</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Ji-ping Li , <br/>Akiko Kurotaki , Lecturer<br/>Xiu-Ying Hu , PhD<br/>Yi-juan Cheng , <br/>Yan-Li Luo , <br/>Hatsumi Kanzaki PhD, Professor<br/>Yuko Ushio PhD, Associate Professor</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[2nd International Nursing Research Conference for the World Academy of Nursing Science - Presentation] Disasters frequently happen over the world. Issues of nurses are how to recovery and sustain survivors? health. <br/>&nbsp;<br/>&lt;Purpose&gt; This study was conducted for evaluating responses of health conditions among survivors receiving health consultation by nurses in China. <br/>&nbsp;<br/>&lt;Method&gt; Data was collected by questionnaires including demographic data, health conditions, and others before and after receiving health consultations. SPSS 18.0 software was utilized for analysis. Nurses had the training program developed by the researchers including lectures, practices (the methods of home visiting, health consultation) and follow-up workshop. The health activities were provided for one month in 2009. <br/>&nbsp;<br/>&lt;Ethical Consideration&gt; The study was conducted after obtaining approval in Ethical Review Board of West China Hospital / West China medical School at Sichuan University.<br/>&lt;Results&gt; Three hundred thirteen survivors aged 18 years and over provided consent for the study. Mean age was 41.95 years and 69.3% was farmers. They received home visiting and health consultations by nurses. As for the mean value of score about health self evaluation (before: 2.48-after 2.55, P&lt;0.01, analyzed by pared t-test) were significantly increased after intervention. Healthy survivors increased from 42% before intervention to 50% after intervention. Meanwhile, survivors answered ?not very healthy? decreased from 46% to 38%. The mean of score about customs of knowing health status (1.45- 1.78, P&lt;0.001) and having advisor about health (1.75- 1.81, P&lt;0.05) were significantly increased. With regard to the psychological condition, the mean value of IES-R score was 24.7&plusmn;15.5 before intervention. After intervention, the mean value significantly decrease (17.08&plusmn;12.03, p&lt;0.001, by pared t-test). Nurses told that survivors who had no concern for their health changed to be interested in it. Moreover, they tend to have a health consultation after intervention. <br/>&lt;Conclusion&gt; Although this was not comparative study with two groups, survivors? health status tends to improve after intervention.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:21:43Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:21:43Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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