Auricular Acupressure in Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Nurses Quality of Sleep

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/338359
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Auricular Acupressure in Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Nurses Quality of Sleep
Other Titles:
Impacting the Patient Care Experience
Author(s):
Chiang, Lin-Ying; Pai, Yu-Chu; Hwang, Yui-Wen
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Lambda Beta-at-Large
Author Details:
Lin-Ying Chiang, RN, erj_ducklly@yahoo.com.tw; Yu-Chu Pai, RN, MS; Yui-Wen Hwang, RN, BS
Abstract:
Session presented on Saturday, September 27, 2014: Background: Because lifestyle changes, now there is an upward trend in the incidence of insomnia, each about three to four ten people have insomnia. Rotating three-shift nurses often lose sleep because of the problem, according to the literature that can be avoided through the use of auricular acupressure hypnotic or sedative side effects, to help improve sleep quality and insomnia and improve efficiency. Purpose: Promotion of auricular acupressure as an alternative therapy refer to improve sleep quality, and helth, further more to increase the working efficiency of nursing staffs. Methods: This study, which used a quasi-experimental design, targeted on nurses working in a medical center of northern Taiwan. The nurse staffs who scored above 5 on the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Indes (PSQI). Then using 3M adhesive tape affixed ear pressed to 4 different location of ears, the experimental group and control group differences in the effectiveness of auricular acupressure on. Data to SPSS/Windows 18.0 statistical software package for descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. Results: The results show that a scale of education in the Pittsburgh statistically significant difference (t =- 2.328, p <.05); sleepiness scale in age (F = 4.193, p <.05), grade (F = 3.283 , p <.05), years (F = 4.104, p <.05) and salary (t = 2.260, p <.05) were statistically significant differences; tired to work stress scale in a statistically significant difference (F = 4.972, p <.05) And post-auricular acupressure by both scores decreased significantly after four weeks fell to Pittsburgh, the average scale scores of 6.44 (p <.05), four weeks after the sleepiness scale scores dropped an average of 9.89 (p <.05), around the average scale scores after fatigue reduced by the 67.53 53.74 (p <.05). Conclusion: This study tested the auricular acupressure on sleep quality and fatigue were improved, is widely expected to promote to help improve sleep quality and efficiency of nursing staff.
Keywords:
sleep quality; auricular acupressure
Repository Posting Date:
15-Jan-2015
Date of Publication:
15-Jan-2015
Other Identifiers:
LEAD14LA02
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
Leadership Summit 2014
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
Leadership Summit 2014 Theme: Personal. Professional. Global. Held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleAuricular Acupressure in Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Nurses Quality of Sleepen_US
dc.title.alternativeImpacting the Patient Care Experienceen
dc.contributor.authorChiang, Lin-Yingen
dc.contributor.authorPai, Yu-Chuen
dc.contributor.authorHwang, Yui-Wenen
dc.contributor.departmentLambda Beta-at-Largeen
dc.author.detailsLin-Ying Chiang, RN, erj_ducklly@yahoo.com.tw; Yu-Chu Pai, RN, MS; Yui-Wen Hwang, RN, BSen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/338359-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Saturday, September 27, 2014: Background: Because lifestyle changes, now there is an upward trend in the incidence of insomnia, each about three to four ten people have insomnia. Rotating three-shift nurses often lose sleep because of the problem, according to the literature that can be avoided through the use of auricular acupressure hypnotic or sedative side effects, to help improve sleep quality and insomnia and improve efficiency. Purpose: Promotion of auricular acupressure as an alternative therapy refer to improve sleep quality, and helth, further more to increase the working efficiency of nursing staffs. Methods: This study, which used a quasi-experimental design, targeted on nurses working in a medical center of northern Taiwan. The nurse staffs who scored above 5 on the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Indes (PSQI). Then using 3M adhesive tape affixed ear pressed to 4 different location of ears, the experimental group and control group differences in the effectiveness of auricular acupressure on. Data to SPSS/Windows 18.0 statistical software package for descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. Results: The results show that a scale of education in the Pittsburgh statistically significant difference (t =- 2.328, p <.05); sleepiness scale in age (F = 4.193, p <.05), grade (F = 3.283 , p <.05), years (F = 4.104, p <.05) and salary (t = 2.260, p <.05) were statistically significant differences; tired to work stress scale in a statistically significant difference (F = 4.972, p <.05) And post-auricular acupressure by both scores decreased significantly after four weeks fell to Pittsburgh, the average scale scores of 6.44 (p <.05), four weeks after the sleepiness scale scores dropped an average of 9.89 (p <.05), around the average scale scores after fatigue reduced by the 67.53 53.74 (p <.05). Conclusion: This study tested the auricular acupressure on sleep quality and fatigue were improved, is widely expected to promote to help improve sleep quality and efficiency of nursing staff.en
dc.subjectsleep qualityen
dc.subjectauricular acupressureen
dc.date.available2015-01-15T13:36:13Z-
dc.date.issued2015-01-15-
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-15T13:36:13Z-
dc.conference.date2014en
dc.conference.nameLeadership Summit 2014en
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.descriptionLeadership Summit 2014 Theme: Personal. Professional. Global. Held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository.-
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