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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 14(2): 108-117 Back to browse issues page
Azam Shahbaz 1, Masumeh Hemmati maslakpak 2, Rahim Nejadrahim 3, Hamidreza Khalkhali 3
1- MSN urmia medical science university
2- assistant professor urmia medical science university , hemmatma@yahoo.com
3- assistant professo urmia medical science university
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Received: 13 Jan, 2016; Accepted: 16 Mar, 2016


Background & Aims: Due to the chronic nature of diabetes and its long process and the high prevalence of foot ulcer complications in patients with diabetes and spending a lot finance and service of for health care providers related to the care of wounds, using self-care programs such Orem's self-care  program can be effective. This study aimed to determine the effect of self-care program based on Orem's model on self-care behaviors of patients with diabetic foot ulcers referred to Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Urmia.

Materials and Methods: The present study is a quasi-experimental study. 60 patients with diabetic foot ulcers referred to Ayatollah Taleghani hospital in Urmia were selected by available sampling approach. All the patients had inclusion criteria, and they were randomly divided into two equal groups control and intervention, each having 30 members. Data collection tools were demographic, measure of self-care and assessment based on Orem's model questionnaires that were completed In two stages, before and after the implementation of Orem's self-care program. The data were analyzed via SPSS software v.16, using descriptive and statistical testes.

Results: The results showed that mean score of self-care status before intervention in the intervention and control groups was not statistically significant (P=0.11). But the t-test indicates a statistically significant difference between the two groups in self-care status after the intervention (P<0.001).

Conclusion: Implementing Orem's self-care program can cause the increase of self-care behaviors in diabetic patients. Therefore, it is recommended to improve the patient’s knowledge and adherence to self-care behaviors. The nurses should use different patient-centered communication approaches to improve it.

Keywords: Orem’s Self Care Model, diabetic foot ulcer, self-care behaviors
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shahbaz A, hemmati maslakpak M, nejadrahim R, khalkhali H. THE EFFECT OF IMPLEMENTING OREM'S SELF-CARE PROGRAM ON SELF-CARE BEHAVIORS IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT ULCER. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 14 (2) :108-117
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مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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