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Effect of Orientation program on Hemodynamic Variables of Patients Undergoing Heart Catheterization

Author(s): Nasrin Hanifi | Nasrin Bahraminejad | Saide Amane Idea Dadgaran | Fazlollah Ahmadi | Mohammad Khani | Saide Fatemeh Haghdoost Oskouie

Journal: Hayat Journal of Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery
ISSN 1735-2215

Volume: 17;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 38;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: orientation | hemodynamic variable | catheterization | heart diseases

Background & Aim: Physiologic signs of anxiety usually change hemodynamic variables in patients undergoing heart catheterization. This study carried out to determine the effect of Orientation Program on hemodynamic variables in patient undergoing heart catheterization. Methods & Materials: In this experimental study, 60 patients undergoing heart catheterization were randomly assigned to either the test or control group. Data were collected using the demographic checklist and a hemodynamic variables checklist for recording hemodynamic variables. The collected data were analyzed using the Chi-square, repeated measurement, and independent t test in the SPSS. Results: According to the results, there were significant reductions in the systolic and diastolic blood pressures, pulse rate, respiratory rate and systolic left ventricle pressure in the intervention group after the intervention (P

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