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Ebrahimpour mouziraji Z, Dalvandi A, Khankeh H, Kazemi R, Tafakhori A, Sarraf P, et al . Implication of Mauk Nursing Rehabilitation Model on Adjustment of Stroke Patients . IRJ. 2014; 12 (4) :6-10
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-391-en.html

1- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Stroke Rehabilitation Center of Tehran (Tabassom), Tehran, Iran.
3- Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Imam Khomeini Hospit, Tehran, Iran.
4- Iranian Center of Neurological ResearchImam KhomeinyHospit ,Tehran, Iran.
5- College of Nursing, Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA.
Abstract:   (1327 Views)

Objectives: Stroke is a neurological syndrome with sudden onset or gradual destruction of brain vessels, which may take 24 hours or more. Complications of stroke effect in the variation aspects of the individual. According to De Spulveda and Chang’s Studies, disability reduced the effective adjustment. This study aimed to overview the adjustment of stroke patients based on the main concepts of rehabilitation nursing Mauk model.

Methods: In a quasi-experimental one group pre-posttest design study, data was collected in the neurology clinic of Imam Khomeini hospital and stroke patient rehabilitation centers in Tehran (Tabassom). Data collection included demographic and adjustment questionnaires of stroke patients. The intervention included seven sessions as Mauk model, each session with one hour training, for seven patients. Data analysis performed with SPSS software with paired t-test and was compared with previous results.

Results: There were significant differences between the mean scores of patients with stroke adjustment questionnaire in the pre-test-post-test. But in the adjustment sub-scales, except for relationship with wife and Personal adjustment, in other areas, there is no statistically significant difference between the pre and posttest.

Discussion: The results indicated that training has been affected on some aspects of adjustment of stroke patients in order to, as improving functions, complications and its limitations. Nurses can help then with implementing of plans such as patients education in this regard.

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Type of Study: Original Research Articles |
Received: 2014/09/14 | Accepted: 2018/10/17 | Published: 2014/12/1

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