Biomedical Research

Research Article - Biomedical Research (2017) Volume 28, Issue 21

Effect of continuous nursing on serum factors, quality of life and mood conditions in patients suffer from spinal fracture complicated with spinal cord injury

Aims: To explore the effect of continuous nursing on serum inflammatory factors, quality of life and mood conditions in patients with spinal fracture and spinal cord injury.

Methods: 74 patients suffered from spinal fracture complicated with spinal cord injury treated in our hospital from September 2015 to September 2017 were randomly divided into study group (37 cases) and control group (37 cases). The control group was given routine nursing, and the study group was given continuing nursing care for 6 months. Serum inflammatory factors, quality of life and mood conditions of patients were compared in two groups.

Results: The levels of serum inflammatory factors in two groups 1 week after discharge were significantly lower than those before discharge. The levels of CRP and TNF-α were decreased more significantly in study group and the difference was statistically significant (P<0.05). Six months after discharge, the scores of quality life (SF-36) in study group were higher than that in control group, and the difference was statistically significant (P<0.05). The scores of SAS and SDS in study group were significantly lower than those in control group. The difference was statistically significant (P<0.05).

Conclusion: Continuous nursing care for patients suffer from spinal fracture complicated with spinal cord injury can reduce the level of serum inflammatory factors, improve the quality of life of patients and improve the patients’ mood conditions. The effect is worthy of recognition.

Author(s): Chunju Wang, Liping Wang, Haixia Wang, Shuang Tian

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