The application of peer support in self-management of discharged patients after renal transplantation
Huang Xiao-mei;Zhang Yu-ling;Yang Hua;Ding Li-min;Yang Jing-Ran;Organ Transplantation department of Jiangxi Provincial People's Hospital;Endocrinology department of Jiangxi Provincial People's Hospital;
Objective To observe the application of peer support intervention in the self-management of discharged patients after renal transplantation. Methods Selecting 62 discharged patients who had renal transplantation in our hospital from Jan 2015 to Feb 2016 with stable graft kidney function. The patients were randomly divided into control group(32 cases) and intervention group(30 cases), the control group received routine health education, the intervention group take peer support intervention 6 months on the basis of routine health education. Self-management ability score, the incidence of infection complications of two groups were evaluated when before intervention and after intervention 6 months. Results The Scores of diet, treatment, physical activity, social psychological management and self-management ability in intervention group patients were superior to the control group significantly, the incidence of pulmonary infection and urinary infection was lower than that of control group, and the difference was statistically significant(P0.05). Conclusion Peer support is helpful to improve the self management of discharged patients, prevent or reduce the occurrence of complications, and then promote patient recovery.
【CateGory Index】： R699.2