Hyun Soo Oh

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The purpose of this study was to clarify the effects of interventions that were applied to prevent endotracheal suction-induced hypoxia by meta-analysis. To obtain a sample for this meta-analysis, a computerized search was performed through MEDLINE in addition to tracking down additional references cited in bibliographies of past reports. Finally thirty(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study was performed to investigate the effects of respiratory rehabilitation programmes on exercise capacity in terms of the programme type, the protocol used and other programme characteristics. BACKGROUND As the suitable rehabilitation programmes have not been specified, diverse programmes are provided in clinics. DESIGN(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine whether positive changes in consciousness level after applying a sensory stimulation programme exceed natural recovery. A single experimental group interrupted time series design was used. Subjects were brain-injured patients who were hospitalized at a university hospital in South Korea. The sensory stimulation(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To identify cancer-related symptom clusters, to explore their inter-relationships and to examine the effects of single symptoms and the synergistic effects of symptom clusters on functional performance using path analysis by structural equation modelling in patients with various types of cancer. BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that(More)
BACKGROUND Although several factors are known to influence prognosis after acute brain injury, physiologic derangements were found to be associated with, or contributing to, increased mortality and disability in these patients. AIMS This study was conducted to identify acute physiological parameters that significantly predict outcome and compare the(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study was performed to examine whether fluid and electrolyte levels are significantly altered after enteral tube feeding in acute brain infarction patients. BACKGROUND Results on the water and electrolyte complications associated with enteral tube feeding are inconsistent and this is partly because of uncontrolled disease-related(More)
PURPOSE This study was conducted to develop and verify a comprehensive model, which illustrates the dynamic causal relationships between fatigue and its associated factors in cancer patients. METHOD The subjects were 110 in- or out-patients with various types of cancer being treated at a University Hospital, Incheon, South Korea. The comprehensive model(More)
PURPOSE To examine whether a comprehensive health promotion program for rheumatoid arthritis (CHPPRA) could alleviate patients' pain, depression, and functional disability. DESIGN A quasi-experimental design, nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design and a preexperimental design, one-group pretest-posttest design were used. The study was(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine pertussis susceptibility and identify factors that might influence commitment to pertussis vaccination plan among Korean health care workers. METHODS The susceptibilities were examined using Bordetella pertussis IgG ELISA. The individual and related behaviors and cognition and affect factors were measured. RESULTS Approximately 20%(More)
The present study was conducted to examine whether a sexual rehabilitation intervention program, which was developed during the present study and designed for stroke patients and their spouses, was effective in terms of sexual knowledge and satisfaction and frequency of sexual activity at 1 month after intervention. The study subjects were conveniently(More)