Volume 13, Number 26 (Autumn 2001)                   IJN 2001, 13(26): 44-49 | Back to browse issues page


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PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS OF CLIENTS SUFFERING FROM BURN DEFORMITIES. IJN. 2001; 13 (26) :44-49
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-260-en.html

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  Background : One of the harmful and distressful events which may happen throughout everybody's life is burn. Most often the problems and complication of burn has ever- lasting effects. Burn deformities can lead to progressive isolation of victim and psychosocial problems.

  Objective : To determine psychosocial problems of client suffering from burn's defect and it's relation to demographic data.

  Design : This was a field study. Psychosocial problems were determined through questionnaire, then the intensity of problems were determined and the relation between problem and demographic data were measured.

  Samples : 60 subject over 18 years were randomly selected from burn's clinics.

  Results : Subject experienced psychosocial problems to various extent and intensity. There was a significant relation between psychosocial problems and the level of education and economic status (p<0.05). There also was a significant relation between psychosocial problems and client's economic status.

  Conclusion : All responsible people or organization should provide proper education for people in order to prevent burn and accidents.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2007/11/21

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