Volume 10 , Issue 2 , April 2021 , Pages: 138 - 141
Effect of Predictive Nursing Intervention on Prevention of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Patient with Liver Cirrhosis
Jieyun Luo, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Guiyan Wen, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Received: Mar. 9, 2021;       Accepted: Mar. 19, 2021;       Published: Mar. 30, 2021
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20211002.15        View        Downloads  
Background: liver cirrhosis is often accompanied by disease in nocturnal hypoglycemia as the capacity of the liver to preserve carbohydrates is impaired. nocturnal hypoglycemia not only is a poor factor, but also is an indicator of malnutrition assessment in patient with liver cirrhosis. Objective: To evaluate effect of predictive nursing intervention on prevention of nocturnal hypoglycemia in patient with Liver cirrhosis. Methods: From April 2018 to December 2020, we collect valid data from 80 patients. the participants were divided into control group and intervention group: control group received common nursing intervention. intervention group participants received predictive nursing intervention. As for collecting, basic information of participant was collected by participants’ medical records and doctor's diagnosis. During study period, we collected frequency of hypoglycemia and liver function data before and after nursing intervention. Rsult: In patient characteristics research, the factors such as gender, age, Child-Pugh assessment and course of the disease were no significant difference between intervention group and control group. There had 49 females 26 (65.0%) in intervention group and 23 (57.5%) in control group] and 31 males 14 (35.0%) in intervention group and 17 (42.5%) in control group]. Additionally, intervention group participants had higher blood glucose index compare with control group participants as the results were significant difference between the two groups. In the research of liver function index, predictive nursing intervention improve the liver function index, even its effect was better than common nursing intervention. Conclusion: the effect of improving hypoglycemia in patient with Liver cirrhosis was better among intervention group compare to control group.
Hypoglycemia, Liver Cirrhosis, Nursing
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Jieyun Luo, Guiyan Wen, Effect of Predictive Nursing Intervention on Prevention of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Patient with Liver Cirrhosis, American Journal of Nursing Science . Vol. 10 , No. 2 , 2021 , pp. 138 - 141 . doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20211002.15
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