Effectiveness of Home Nursing Intervention in Healing Diabetic Foot in Older Adults Compared to Treated in Hospital
Delabra-Salinas, Maria Magdalena
Sifuentes Leura, Daniel
Esparza Gonzalez, Sandra Cecilia
Castillo Vargas, Raul
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Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Purpose: To determine the effectiveness of a nursing intervention in training diabetic foot's elderly patient in comparison with the hospital cares. Methods: A quasi-experimental study with a quantitative longitudinal prospective design. The sampling will be randomly with a sample size of 30 diabetic foot's elderly patients for the experimental group, calculating a 95% acceptance and 5% error. The nursing outcomes will be compared with a control group for identifying the differences between both groups. The intervention will take place at a government Hospital of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. Results: The aim is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a nursing intervention for older adults with diabetic foot treated at home. Conclusion: the results of the nursing intervention based on the literature will be discussed to improve self-care of the elderly and their families in healing diabetic foot.