The Effect of the Enhancement Re-Check Rate Program for Those Who Have Been Screened as Abnormal for Their Liver Function Examination

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/602017
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Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Effect of the Enhancement Re-Check Rate Program for Those Who Have Been Screened as Abnormal for Their Liver Function Examination
Other Titles:
Implementing EBP to Promote Health and Prevent Disease [Session]
Author(s):
Chen, Chiu-Yen; Li, I-Chuan; Chen, Yu-Chi
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Chiu-Yen Chen, RN, chiuyenn@gmail.com; I-Chuan Li; Yu-Chi Chen, RN
Abstract:
Session presented on Saturday, July 25, 2015: The Effect of the Enhancement Re-check Rate Program for Those Who Have Been Screened as Abnormal for Their Liver Function Examination AbstractBackground: Since 1986, chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis have been listed as top ten causes of death. In 1996, Ministry of Health and Welfare began promoting free health examination for adults above age 40. However, more than half of those with abnormal liver function results are not return for follow-up outpatient visits and needs to be increased to ensure prevention of hepatopathy. Purpose: To compare the rate of follow-up outpatient visits for subjects with abnormal liver function before and after implementing the enhancement re-check rate Program. Method: The study design of program evaluation was used in this study from October 2011 to April 2012. Subjects who participated in free live function screening from one outpatient department of a hospital in southern Taiwan were chosen as study subjects via purposive sampling to participate in this program. The content of this programs were the following steps: to contact those who participated in free liver function screening and have been diagnosed as abnormal, to confirm?? causes for them not return to receive follow-up visits, to set up the case manager to consult subjects, and to arrange designated personnel to guide those are agree to follow-up. Hotlines were also set up to provide detail information and guidance. Results: After consulting those who have been diagnosed as abnormal liver function and not willing to visit follow-up, the main reason is they do not know the importance of follow-up visits. Among 341qualified subjects, 231 of them returned for follow-up visits after they have received this program services and makes the re-check rate was 68.0%. Compare 47.3% before the implementation of this new program, this program has a successful enhancement follow-up visits for those have been screened as abnormal live function. Conclusion: This program reaches the goal of preventing liver function deterioration by screening, diagnosing, and treating as earlier as possible. Keyword: health screening, chronic liver disease, the enhancement of the re-check rate
Keywords:
health screening; chronic liver disease; the enhancement of the re-check rate
Repository Posting Date:
17-Mar-2016
Date of Publication:
17-Mar-2016 ; 17-Mar-2016
Other Identifiers:
INRC15E15
Conference Date:
2015
Conference Name:
26th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Description:
Research Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.

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dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleThe Effect of the Enhancement Re-Check Rate Program for Those Who Have Been Screened as Abnormal for Their Liver Function Examinationen
dc.title.alternativeImplementing EBP to Promote Health and Prevent Disease [Session]en
dc.contributor.authorChen, Chiu-Yenen
dc.contributor.authorLi, I-Chuanen
dc.contributor.authorChen, Yu-Chien
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsChiu-Yen Chen, RN, chiuyenn@gmail.com; I-Chuan Li; Yu-Chi Chen, RNen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/602017-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Saturday, July 25, 2015: The Effect of the Enhancement Re-check Rate Program for Those Who Have Been Screened as Abnormal for Their Liver Function Examination AbstractBackground: Since 1986, chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis have been listed as top ten causes of death. In 1996, Ministry of Health and Welfare began promoting free health examination for adults above age 40. However, more than half of those with abnormal liver function results are not return for follow-up outpatient visits and needs to be increased to ensure prevention of hepatopathy. Purpose: To compare the rate of follow-up outpatient visits for subjects with abnormal liver function before and after implementing the enhancement re-check rate Program. Method: The study design of program evaluation was used in this study from October 2011 to April 2012. Subjects who participated in free live function screening from one outpatient department of a hospital in southern Taiwan were chosen as study subjects via purposive sampling to participate in this program. The content of this programs were the following steps: to contact those who participated in free liver function screening and have been diagnosed as abnormal, to confirm?? causes for them not return to receive follow-up visits, to set up the case manager to consult subjects, and to arrange designated personnel to guide those are agree to follow-up. Hotlines were also set up to provide detail information and guidance. Results: After consulting those who have been diagnosed as abnormal liver function and not willing to visit follow-up, the main reason is they do not know the importance of follow-up visits. Among 341qualified subjects, 231 of them returned for follow-up visits after they have received this program services and makes the re-check rate was 68.0%. Compare 47.3% before the implementation of this new program, this program has a successful enhancement follow-up visits for those have been screened as abnormal live function. Conclusion: This program reaches the goal of preventing liver function deterioration by screening, diagnosing, and treating as earlier as possible. Keyword: health screening, chronic liver disease, the enhancement of the re-check rateen
dc.subjecthealth screeningen
dc.subjectchronic liver diseaseen
dc.subjectthe enhancement of the re-check rateen
dc.date.available2016-03-17T13:01:39Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-17-
dc.date.issued2016-03-17en
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-17T13:01:39Zen
dc.conference.date2015en
dc.conference.name26th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationSan Juan, Puerto Ricoen
dc.descriptionResearch Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.en
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