Effect of Comprehensive Nursing Care Strategies in Patient’s with Stroke on Physiological Parameters
A Study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of comprehensive Nursing care Strategies for stroke patients, at Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science, Kashmir, J&K State of India, during 2010 to 2014, on 220 stroke patients (110 in experimental and 110 in control group) fulfilling the inclusion criteria by using simple random sampling technique. The first post test was conducted on 7th day after implementation of Comprehensive Nursing Care Strategies to Stroke Patients (CNCSSP) for five days; second post test was conducted in neurology outpatient department on the 10th day after discharge on first follow up visit. Results of the study revealed that majority comprised, males, Muslims, non-vegetarians and 65-74 years of age. Majority of the subjects both in experimental and control group had severe symptoms during acute stage at the time of admission in neurology ward as measured by National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS). Mean±S.D of Activity level measured by Barthel Index was 26.65±9.43 in both experimental and control group before intervention. There was significant difference in National Institute of Health Stroke Scale score (P-value <0.05) in experimental group after implementation of comprehensive Nursing Care Strategies to stroke patients. There was significant difference in systolic and diastolic blood pressure, in cholesterol, triglycerol levels and activity level as measured by Barthel Index, in experimental group. To conclude, the findings of the study revealed significant difference in stroke severity, physiological parameters, biochemical parameters, activity level and prevention of complications in experimental group as, compared to control group which shows the effectiveness of comprehensive Nursing Care Strategies for stroke patients.
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