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Momeni H, Salehi A, Seraji A, Foruoghi S. ‌Effect of Orems self care theory on quality of life in patients with CVA. yafte. 2010; 11 (4) :99-106
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-195-en.html

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One of disorder with destroyed of function and perception of body’s structure is cerebrovascular accident (CVA). By current statistical results, CVA is the third agents of death. Self care is the one section of rehabilitation in patients with CVA. By nurse’s support, the patient will performance self care and he will acquire feeling self- respect. Materials and Methods: This quasi experimental research was carried out on 42 CVA patients. Data collection instrument was SS- QOL questionnaire. First QOL indicator was measured by SS- QOL questionnaire. In experimental group self care program was instructed. After 5 weeks, patient’s QOL in two groups were measured again by the same questionnaire. T test, Chi Square and Willcaxon test was used to data analysis. Results: A significant difference was observed between QOL score before and after self care program in experimental group (p≥0.001), as well as a significant difference was seen between QOL score in experimental and control groups (p≥0.00128). Conclusion: Findings of this research showed that education of self care to patients by nurses in hospital or home can increase quality of life in the patients with CVA.
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Received: 2010/03/14

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