Assessment of nursing care and some related factors on patients with tonsillectomy in An Giang Eye - Ear nose throat - Dental hospital

  • Huynh Trong Nguyen, Nguyen Dinh Phuc
Từ khóa: tonsillectomy, nursing care, postoperative care

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Objectives: To identify nursing care and some related factors on patients with tonsillectomy in An Giang eye - ear nose throat - dental hospital.

Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 157 patients with tonsillectomy.

Results: The nursing follow-up activities are well evaluated; in which the pain monitoring rate is best evaluated (91.7%); followed by monitoring cough/bleeding (87.3%); monitoring communication problems 86.6%. The nursing instructions to the patient about the problems after surgery is also appreciated quite well. Including, instruction for resting (93%), instruction for dental hygiene (90.5%), instruction for speaking (89.8%); instruction for adherence to drug treatment (89.6%); instructions for adherence to the diet (75.2%); personal hygiene/exercise instructions (71.3%). 89.8% of the patients rated the general care results of the nurses as good. The study results also showed that ethnicity and pain level after surgery are related to the results of care for patients with tonsillectomy. Patients with Viet ethnicity rate better care outcomes OR=3.82 (95%CI: 1.17-12.49); The more pain the patient has after surgery, the better the care: moderate/mild pain OR=3.29 (95%CI: 1.05-10.27); severe pain/very severe pain OR=7.14 (95%CI: 1.04-320.07).

Conclusion: It is necessary to pay more attention to health counseling and guidance for Hoa, Khmer ethnicity patients, and patient who have pain after surgery. 

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