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Who to assess pain using Orem Self-Care Model
Elahe Sadat Saeedifar , Robabe Memariyan * , Mohsen Akhyani , Samira Fatahi , Fatemeh Ghelichkhani
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Abstract: Introduction: Self-care is an important tool in controlling pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The aim of this study was to investigate who to assess pain using Orem Self-Care Model in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Methods: This was a descriptive aspect of a clinical trial performed on 60 patients with rheumatoid arthritis who referred to a private clinic in Karaj. Data collecting tools were a demographic questionnaire consisted of 19 questions and Numeric Pain Rating Scale. The data result was analyzed using SPSS version 19. Less than 0.05 was considered significance. Findings: The mean age was 44 years, 90% were married and 35% had diploma. ANOVS test with repeated measures showed a significant differences in three measures of pain in the intervention group, while in the control group, this difference was not significant (p=0.59). Conclusion: Conclusively, Orem self-care model is effective in reducing pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Keywords: Self-care, Arthritis, Rheumatoid, pain, Orem Self-Care Model
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Saeedifar E S, Memariyan R, Akhyani M, Fatahi S, Ghelichkhani F. Who to assess pain using Orem Self-Care Model. Int J Med Invest. 2018; 7 (1)
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