Analysis of the effects of a support program based on psychosocial needs of families on care burdens of family caregivers of patients with ischemic heart disease hospitalized in Chamran heart ward of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Abstract

This study was conducted in 2015 with goal of analysis of the effects of a support program based on psychosocial needs of families on care burdens of family caregivers of patients with ischemic heart disease hospitalized in Chamran heart ward of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. This study in terms of purpose is functional and in terms of data gathering is Field survey. The population of this study consisted of 64 patients with ischemic heart disease (32 people in experimental group and 32 people in control group) who were referred to inner heart wards of Chamran hospital. Data collection tools were 2 questionnaires; Psychosocial Needs Assessment questionnaire and Care Burden questionnaire. Results of study showed that in the control group the mean score of the Care burdens was a significant difference between three times (p< 0.05). Apart from the physical realm there was no significant difference observed between control groups. The results showed that immediately after the intervention (p<0/001) and one month after intervention (p<0.001) the average score of the overall Care burdens and areas of (physical, emotional, social, developmental and time) in control group was significantly higher than experimental group and there was a significant difference between the two groups. The results also showed that findings revealed that before intervention, there was no significant difference between the two experimental and control groups in average of overall Care burdens and areas of (physical, emotional, social, developmental and time) of caregivers of patients with ischemic heart disease.

Authors and Affiliations

Fateme Shariati Far| Nursing Graduate Student, Student Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfehan University of Medical Sciences, internal-surgery trend, Mahin Moeini| Assistant Professor, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical, Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, Corresponding email: [email protected], Gholam Reza Kheirabadi| Associate professor of psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Keywords

Related Articles

ARE ACCREDITED SOCIAL HEALTH ACTIVIST WORKERS AWARE OF THEIR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Introduction: The role of Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers is vital in public health delivery system in India. The study was planned with objective to assess the socio-demographic profile of ASHA workers...

A STUDY OF SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN HUMAN STERNA

In the present study, 100 human, dry adult sterna, 45 male and 55 female, from various medical colleges of Saurashtra region of Gujarat were measured for length of manubrium, length of mesosternum and combined length o...

DESMOPLASTIC FIBROMA OF RAMUS OF MANDIBLE –A RARE CASE REPORT

Desmoplastic fibroma (DF) is a rare, benign fibrous tumor of the bone which is locally aggressive. Desmoplastic fibroma forms 0.3% of the benign osseous tumors, which most commonly occurs in the tibia, scapula, and femu...

Visiting hour’s policies in Intensive Care Units: Exploring participants’ views

Visiting patients is a positive and effective strategy to help patients and their families to adapt better with stress and crisis of Intensive Care Units. This study designed with the aim of "exploring the perception of...

ASSESSMENT OF SYMPATHOVAGAL RESPONSE TO VARIOUS PHYSIOLOGICAL STIMULI IN PREHYPERTENSIVE AND HYPERTENSIVE INDIVIDUALS

Background : It is well known that there is correlation between autonomic nervous system and blood pressure. Sympathetic hyperactivity is the major cause for the pathogenesis of hypertension. This study is undertaken t...

Download PDF file
  • EP ID EP11710
  • DOI -
  • Views 164
  • Downloads 29

How To Cite

Fateme Shariati Far, Mahin Moeini, Gholam Reza Kheirabadi (2016). Analysis of the effects of a support program based on psychosocial needs of families on care burdens of family caregivers of patients with ischemic heart disease hospitalized in Chamran heart ward of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS), 5(5), 152-157. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-11710