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요양시설노인의 변비관리 실태와 변비 위험 정도

Title
요양시설노인의 변비관리 실태와 변비 위험 정도
Other Titles
Prevalence and Risk of Constipation among the Institutionalized Elderly
Author
임난영
Keywords
변비; 시설노인; Constipation; Aged; Institutionalization
Issue Date
2011-10
Publisher
경희대학교 동서간호학연구소, 2011.
Citation
동서간호학연구지 / Journal of East-West nursing research. 2011 17(1):57-65
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine actual state and risk of constipation in the institutionalized elderly. Methods: A descriptive design was used with convenience sampling of 365 institutionalized elderly. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire. Results: 1) The constipation rate was 29.3%, the elderly had irregular bowel habit was 73.7%. 2) The 25.2% of the elderly was administrated laxatives. 3) High risk of constipation was 1.1%, moderate risk was 15.1%, and mild risk was 44.2% respectively 4) Risk of constipation showed significantly differences according to age, admission periods and daily fluid intake. 5) State of mobility, long-term care classification, gender, digestants and type of diet were explained 63% of risk of constipation. Conclusion: The institutionalized elderly showed a tendency toward high risk of constipation. So, effective management and application of nonpharmacologic therapy for constipation in the institutionalized elderly was needed.
URI
https://www.kci.go.kr/kciportal/ci/sereArticleSearch/ciSereArtiView.kci?sereArticleSearchBean.artiId=ART001570877http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11754/40142
ISSN
1226-4938
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