J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2018 Nov-Dec;32(6):1507-1513.


Continuous nursing intervention on recovery of diabetic patients.

Chi S1, Liu JL1, Kang HC1, Lv DM1.

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1 Endocrinology Unit 5, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to probe the influence of continuous nursing intervention on recovery of diabetic patients. From October 2016 to June 2017, 80 diabetic patients who received treatment in our hospital were selected and randomly divided into an intervention group and a control group. The intervention group received continuous nursing care including indirect follow-up, health education and home visit. The self-care ability and blood sugar of the two groups were compared three months later. The score of self-care ability in the intervention group was 89.64±1.64 and that in control group was 72.68±2.47, and a significant difference was observed (P less than 0.001). The fasting blood glucose level in the intervention group was 6.62±0.86 MMOL/L, and the 2-hour post-meal blood glucose level was 8.47±1.32 MMOL/L, which were both lower than those in the control group. Continuous nursing can help monitor the recovery of patients after discharge. It is helpful to improve the self-care ability of patients, control blood sugar level, and promote recovery. It is worth wide promotion.

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