|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2655871||1563970||2014||5 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
PurposeTo investigate the overall quality of life level and identify influencing factors in patients with traumatic brachial plexus injury.MethodsOne hundred three patients with brachial plexus injury were assessed using the World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF (WHOQOL-BREF) and Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale (FACESII-CV) questionnaires.ResultsThe overall quality of life score from patients with brachial plexus injury was 65.78 ± 15.2. The scores for the physical, psychological and environmental factors were significantly lower than the norm (Ps < 0.05). Regression analysis showed that age, injury located ipsilateral to the dominant hand, upper limb function score, score of family intimacy and family income were all factors influencing the of quality of life.ConclusionsA brachial plexus injury significantly compromises an individual's quality of life. Multiple factors influence this quality, which should be targeted to augment the physical and psychological care provided.
Journal: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2014, Pages 171–175