Perioperative Gastrointestinal Care Benefits Surgical Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages: 54-57
Received: Jan. 31, 2018; Accepted: Feb. 16, 2018; Published: Mar. 20, 2018
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Yujing Gao, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Wenfei Liang, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Haiyan Li, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
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In order to evaluate the effect of perioperative gastrointestinal care on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients after correction of scoliosis surgery, 13 cases of AIS patients from January 2015 to February 2018 were treated with perioperative gastrointestinal management. The effect was compared to those 11 routine nursing surgical AIS patients from January 2008 to December 2014. Data analysis regarding the age and scoliosis degree showed no statistically significant difference between two groups (P>0.05). However, abdominal distension degree, bowel sound recovery time and anal exhaust time of the perioperative gastrointestinal care patients were better than those of normal nursing patients (P<0.05). Furthermore, evaluation of the intestinal function including fixed independent evaluation and evacuation time also was high as compared to those of normal nursing patients. In conclusion, perioperative gastrointestinal care is beneficial to surgical AIS patients.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Perioperative Nursing, Gastrointestinal Care, Surgery
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Yujing Gao, Wenfei Liang, Haiyan Li, Perioperative Gastrointestinal Care Benefits Surgical Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 54-57. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20180702.12
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