Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal
EISSN : 2722-8274
Current Publisher: Galaxy Science (10.11594)
Total articles ≅ 5
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Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal; doi:10.11594/banrj.
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal, Volume 1, pp 7-11; doi:10.11594/banrj.01.01.02
Background: Post stroke attack, usually patient will face many diseases complaint physically, psychologically and emotionally. This affects the ability of patient to do the activity in daily lives (ADL) even it causes the decline of the quality of life post stroke attack. Purpose: Identifying the patient’s understanding regarding the quality of life deeply which they have post stroke attack. Method: the method used is qualitative study. Data collection using interview guidelines that arranged by the researcher as an open ended question and held with in-depth interview semi structure. Result: The result of this research identifying 4 main themes i.e. (1) Hampered in doing daily activities, (2) Changes the meaning of life due to physical limitations, (3) Psychological response due to loss and limitations of social relations, (4) Stroke patients require a health care professional.The result of this research shows post stroke attack patient dominant suffer physical disorders and physiology so it has an impact to the social relation in their environment. Patient’s quality of life is affected by sequelae they have. Conclusion: Patient feels limited in doing daily activities independently post stroke attack. Patient really need professional service to fix the quality of life. Recommendation: The health service needs to be improved according to the standard to prevent the sequelae to increase to help fix patient’s quality of life.
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal, Volume 1, pp 17-20; doi:10.11594/banrj.01.01.04
Health care system is envolving and the services demand are increasing. As the important workforce in health care system, nurses play a critical role in health promotion, disease prevention and delivering primary and community care. This study was aimed to observe the perception of higher secondary school students regarding nursing Profession in Dera Ghazi khan. A cross-sectional study method was applied to 112 students of intermediates of 3 different private sectors. Data collected from 60 males and 52 females. Data were collected by a valid and reliable tested questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive statistics (mean + standard deviation). Questionnaire was about the evaluation the perception of respondents regarding awareness, image and career choice of nursing profession. The results obtained that 88% respondents were aware about the nursing profession and duties. As 79.4% respondents accepted that “Nursing is a respected profession”. As 38% respondents did not consider nursing as career choice. regarding the nursing profession This study was revealed that the percentage of males about awareness, image and career choice are higher than females. The difference in percentage can be due to higher frequency of males (60) as compared to females (52). The average of male regarding awareness is 30 % and in females is 25 %. The average of males about nursing image is 30 % and of females is 39 % Average percentage of males about nursing image is 48% and of females is 39%.
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal, Volume 1, pp 20-24; doi:10.11594/banrj.01.01.05
One of many ways to decrease the morbidity and mortality rates on elderly hemodialysis patients is by decreasing their anxiety level on therapy sessions by family support. This research’s purpose is to find out the effect of family support on the elderly hemodialysis patients’ anxiety levels. The participants were 50 elderly hemodialysis patients. This research used a cross-sectional design. The questionnaire was adopted from House’s theory, the anxiety level was measured with Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS), and ordinal regression was used for statistical analysis. The results showed that there was a significant correlation between family support and elderly hemodialysis patients’ anxiety level (P=0.026). The absence of family support affected the anxiety level from mild to moderate range. Patients without family support had 4,4 times higher chance to get mild to moderate anxiety than those with family support. Patients with chronic kidney failure who are under hemodialysis therapy treatment and having family support can increase their quality of life.
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal, Volume 1, pp 1-6; doi:10.11594/banrj.01.01.01
Introduction: Stress is a non-specific reaction over organic entities initiated. Adapting for stress (coping) may be portrayed concerning illustration that fruitful management from claiming issues and particular distressing circumstances. The aim of this study is to assess the level of stress and coping strategies in nurses working at DHQ teaching hospital Dera ghazi khan Punjab Pakistan. Method: In this study, quantitative cross-sectional study design is used. A self-administered questionnaire was designed to assess the job-related stress level and coping strategies among nurses. The data was analyzed by SPSS version-18. Results: Out of 100 nurses, only (02) 2% nurses show severe level of stress, (76) 76% show moderate level of stress and remaining (22) 22% were mildly stressed. The level of stress attains maximum value r = +1, the coping strategy is r = 0.218 in one-tailed in term of two-tail its value become .030 having negative correlation one variable increase other decreased and vice versa. Conclusions: This study concluded that as the coping level of nurse’s increase the stress level goes down and when nurses fail to cope the stress level become increased. The night shift enhances the work load and cause stress and qualified nurses cope with stress more effectively than diploma holders.
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal, Volume 1, pp 12-15; doi:10.11594/banrj.01.01.03
Introduction: Asthma is a reversible disease characterized by airway obstruction which tends to relapse due to certain factors. Asthma required adequate management to minimalize the frequently of the symptoms occurred and not become a burden for its sufferers. Pursed-Lip breathing (PLB) is an effective breathing technique used in managing asthma symptoms. This study aimed to know the difference in the respiratory rate (RR) before and after the PLB exercise on the asthma patients in Pulmonary Clinic, TNI AU dr. M Salamun Bandung Hospital. Method: A quasi-experimental study with a non-equivalent control group approach was used for this experiment. Of 106 asthma patients, 51 patients who met the inclusion criteria were chosen to participate in this study. The participants were asked to do a PLB exercise based on the standard operating procedure of PLB provided by the researcher. Results: The data analysis showed that there was a significant difference in the RR before and after the PLB exercise with an average of 23.90 and 19.94 (p