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Ghaseminejad, Tavafian, Heidarnia. Surveying impact of physical health educational program on quality life of nurses with chronic low back pain. jhosp. 2015; 14 (1) :25-36
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5413-en.html

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Introduction: Low back pain is a common problem among nurses. the purpose of this study was to assess effectiveness of physical health educational program on the quality of life of nursing staff with chronic low back pain working in hospitals in yazd.  

Methood: This semi experimental study was carried over 119  employees with chronic low back pain working in hospitals in yazd in both intervention (n=60)and control (n=59) groups. The intervention group participated in a training program included a - 180 minutes education session. Data were collected through using the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey questionnaire (SF-36) at base line and 3- month follow up and analyzed using descriptive and analytical statistics.

Conclusion: This study showed the physical dimensions of quality of life including physical functioning , role physical , bodily pain and general health in the intervention group with mean age of  72/32,58/18,59/96,69/10 respectively were improved in compare with the same dimensions in control group with mean age of  60/50,47/88,38/05,51/27  at 3- month follow up (P<0/0001). There were no significant improvement in terms of mental component of quality of life in intervention (P=0/855).

Results: The results indicated the educational program could be effective on physical functioning, role physical, bodily pain and general health.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: ارتقاء سلامت و درمان بیماران در بیمارستان
Received: 2014/12/1 | Accepted: 2015/02/1 | Published: 2015/06/21

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