Event Title

Patients with Parkinson's and nursing care

Session

Medicine and Nursing

Description

Introduction: Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease caused as a result of the death of cells that synthesize and release dopamine. Parkinson's is a slow and progressive disorder of brain cells that leads to tremor (tremor), difficulty walking and coordination. The cause of this pathological change is unknown.

Purpose: Assessing the knowledge of health professionals regarding: treatment of Parkinson's patients, communication skills between nurses and Parkinson's patients as well as the development of skills for better care in the field of neurology.

Methodology: data collection was performed by 62 nurses of the Regional Hospital in Gjakova during the period June 2021.

Results: 84% declared that Parkinson appear after the age of 51 years. For Parkinson's symptoms 100% stated that there is tremor (limb tremor), rheumatism 97%, bradykinesia 87%, unstable gait 100% and change in facial expression 89%. The first three nursing interventions in importance are stated: 1) Help to minimize symptoms; 2) Ensuring diagnostic-therapeutic implementation and 3) Ensuring periodic changes in behavior.

Conclusions: continuous education of nurses is needed in order to advance nursing care. To develop health education, in order to acquire new knowledge on the ways of treatment and application of nursing care as fair as possible in patients with Parkinson's. Implementation of strategies that will promote optimal quality of life for patients with Parkinson's. Taking rehabilitative measures in order to improve movements, administering medication as prescribed by the doctor, keeping the situation under control, offering the patient as many possible choices.

Keywords:

Parkinson, patients, care, nurse, education.

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.211

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Patients with Parkinson's and nursing care

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Introduction: Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease caused as a result of the death of cells that synthesize and release dopamine. Parkinson's is a slow and progressive disorder of brain cells that leads to tremor (tremor), difficulty walking and coordination. The cause of this pathological change is unknown.

Purpose: Assessing the knowledge of health professionals regarding: treatment of Parkinson's patients, communication skills between nurses and Parkinson's patients as well as the development of skills for better care in the field of neurology.

Methodology: data collection was performed by 62 nurses of the Regional Hospital in Gjakova during the period June 2021.

Results: 84% declared that Parkinson appear after the age of 51 years. For Parkinson's symptoms 100% stated that there is tremor (limb tremor), rheumatism 97%, bradykinesia 87%, unstable gait 100% and change in facial expression 89%. The first three nursing interventions in importance are stated: 1) Help to minimize symptoms; 2) Ensuring diagnostic-therapeutic implementation and 3) Ensuring periodic changes in behavior.

Conclusions: continuous education of nurses is needed in order to advance nursing care. To develop health education, in order to acquire new knowledge on the ways of treatment and application of nursing care as fair as possible in patients with Parkinson's. Implementation of strategies that will promote optimal quality of life for patients with Parkinson's. Taking rehabilitative measures in order to improve movements, administering medication as prescribed by the doctor, keeping the situation under control, offering the patient as many possible choices.