THE EFFECT OF REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AT HOME ON PATIENTS'PHYSICAL STATUS AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASSES SURGERY

Hemmati Maslakpak, Masoumeh. and Amirian, Zeinab. and Khalkhali, Hamidreza. and Salehi, Shahyad. (2012) THE EFFECT OF REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AT HOME ON PATIENTS'PHYSICAL STATUS AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASSES SURGERY. Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty, 10 (1).

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Abstract

Introduction: Chronic diseases such as heart diseases have adverse effects on the physical, psychological, social performance, and overall quality of life of patients. This study aimed to determine the effect of regular physical activity at home on the quality of life in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Methods: This Quasi-experimental study was carried out on patients who had undergone coronary artery bypass surgeries.58 patients from Urmia Syedolshoheda hospital were selected randomly and then allocated into two intervention and control groups randomly. Data collected with using MacNew quality of life questionnaire. Patients in intervention group were trained with combined exercises at least three times a week and performed this exercises for 12 week at home. Data were analyzed using Chi-sqaure, Mann-Whitney and Wilcoxon testes. Results: Findings of the study showed promotion in quality of life domains in physical, emotional and social after performance of regular physical activity at home in intervention group (P=0.001). A significant difference was observed between patients quality of life after regular physical activity in intervention and the control groups (P=0.001). Conclusion: Regular physical activity at home has important effects on patients' promotion of quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgeries. Therefore, it is suggested that after CABG patients be trained with regular physical activity at home.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keyword(s): REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular System
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2017 11:08
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 05:29
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5949

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