A Comparison Between the Effects of Tele-nursing and follow up person (Ambulatory) Care on Loneliness and Aging Perception of Older Adult in Ahvaz Health Centers in 2016

Ahmadi Babadi, Sahar (2017) A Comparison Between the Effects of Tele-nursing and follow up person (Ambulatory) Care on Loneliness and Aging Perception of Older Adult in Ahvaz Health Centers in 2016. Masters thesis, gonabad university of medical sciences.

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A Comparison Between the Effects of Tele-nursing and follow up person(Ambulatory) Care on Loneliness and Aging Perception of Older Adult in Ahvaz Health Centers in 2016 Introduction and Purpose:With growing number of older adult,loneliness and aging perception need special attention. These two factors affect their health status and quality of life.Being aware of the role of building acontinuous and dynamic care relationship with purpose of increasing awareness and enhancing performance of older people, this study compares the effects of telenursing withambulatory care on loneliness and aging perception of a group of older adult in Ahvaz Health Centers. Materials and methods: This semi-experimental study was implemented on 60 older adult (60-75 yrs) in Ahvaz Health Centers. The samples were selected using systematic sampling method. All 60 samples received a three session training program in 3 weeks.In two months,telenursing group had sixand ambulatory caregrouptwo appointments. Data were collected using demographic questionnaires, short cognitive status test, Revised Russell's Loneliness Scale and Barker’s shortened perpetual inventoryof aging perception. The data were analyzed with SPSS software (version 20). P values less than 0.05 were considered significant. Results:Average loneliness score was 38.03 and 34.2 in telenursing group and 35.9 and 32.6 in ambulatory care group respectively before and after intervention. The results show decrease on loneliness in the two groups. Average aging perception score in telenursing group, before and after intervention was 58.67 and 60.75 respectively. These scores in ambulatory care group were 60.4 and 60.7 respectively before and after intervention. Aging perception in telenursing group had a significant increase compare to before intervention, while in ambulatory care group there was no significant increase. Key words: Older Adult, Telephone follow up (Tele-nursing), person follow up, Aging perception, loneliness.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@gmu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2019 08:20
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 08:20
URI: http://eprints.gmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/1161

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