Jae Yong Yoo

Konyang University, Ronsan, South Chungcheong, South Korea

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Publications (6)4.3 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the current status of home care nursing services provided by community health nurses and to identify barriers to the services. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted with three types of community health care nurses. Participants were 257 nurses, 46 of whom were hospital based home care nurses, 176 were community based visiting nurses, and 35 were long term care insurance based visiting nurses. A structured questionnaire on 7 domains of home care nursing services with a 4-point Likert scale was used to measure activities and barriers to care. Data were analyzed using SPSS WIN 21.0 program. Results: Hospital based home care nurses showed a high level of service performance activity in the domain of clinical laboratory tests, medications and injections, therapeutic nursing, and education. Community based visiting nurses had a high level of service performance in the reference domain. Long term care insurance based visiting nurses showed a high level of performance in the service domains of fundamental nursing and counseling. Conclusion: The results show that although health care service provided by the three types of community health nurse overlapped, the focus of the service is differentiated. Therefore, these results suggest that existing home care services will need to be utilized efficiently in the development of a new nursing care service for patients living in the community after hospital discharge.
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing 11/2015; 45(5):742-751. DOI:10.4040/jkan.2015.45.5.742 · 0.38 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: In this randomized controlled trial, we examined the effects of a 3-month therapeutic lifestyle modification (TLM) intervention on knowledge, self-efficacy, and health behaviors related to bone health in postmenopausal women in rural Korea. Forty-one women ages 45 or older were randomly assigned to either the intervention (n = 21) or control (n = 20) group. The intervention group completed a 12-week, 24-session TLM program of individualized health monitoring, group health education, exercise, and calcium-vitamin D supplementation. Compared with the control group, the intervention group showed significant increases in knowledge and self-efficacy and improvement in diet and exercise after 12 weeks, providing evidence that a comprehensive TLM program can be effective in improving health behaviors to maintain bone health in women at high risk of osteoporosis. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Research in Nursing & Health 08/2014; 37(4). DOI:10.1002/nur.21608 · 1.27 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to implement an evidence utilization project using an audit and feedback approach to improve cancer pain management. A three-phased audit and feedback approach was used. A 46-bed oncology nursing unit in the university's cancer centre was selected as a research site. Nursing records extracted from 137 patients (65 for the baseline assessment and 72 for the follow-up audit) were used to examine nurse compliance with four audit criteria derived from best practice guidelines related to the assessment and management of pain. We observed a significant improvement in compliance from baseline to follow-up for the following criteria: documenting the side effects of opioids (2-83%), use of a formalized pain assessment tool (22-75%), and providing education for pain assessment and management to patients and caregivers (0-47%). The audit and feedback method was applicable to the implementation of clinical practice guidelines for cancer pain management. Leadership from both administrative personnel and staff nurses working together contributes to the spread of an evidence-based practice culture in clinical settings. As it was conducted in a single oncology nursing unit and was implemented over a short period of time, the results should be carefully interpreted.
    International Journal of Nursing Practice 09/2013; 20(1). DOI:10.1111/ijn.12122 · 0.60 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: As Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) has increasingly been proven as a means of cost-effective and higher-quality healthcare, its successful implementing are challenging. This study done to identify EBP beliefs, knowledge and performance among nurses experienced as a preceptor.
    01/2012; 18(2):202. DOI:10.11111/jkana.2012.18.2.202
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    Eui Geum Oh · Il Sun Ko · Sang Hui Chu · Jung Eun Lee · Jae Yong Yoo ·

    Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing 01/2012; 18(1):38. DOI:10.4069/kjwhn.2012.18.1.38
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    ABSTRACT: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with higher incidences of cardiovascular events and with increased mortality from coronary heart disease. There is increasing evidence that MetS presents as a proinflammatory and prothrombotic state. The purposes of this study were to investigate the relationships among adiponectin (a marker for adipocytokines), high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP, a marker for inflammation), and brachial-ankle pulse-wave velocity (ba-PWV, a marker for arterial stiffness) in MetS and to identify predictors of ba-PWV, which indicates subclinical atherosclerosis. The present study is a cross-sectional, secondary analysis of data collected as part of a longitudinal, randomized controlled trial that tested the effectiveness of a therapeutic lifestyle modification for Korean women with MetS (N = 52). We used the definition for MetS suggested by the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III. Adiponectin was negatively correlated with hs-CRP (r = -0.316, P = .027) and ba-PWV (r = -0.284, P = .048), and hs-CRP was positively correlated with ba-PWV (r = 0.341, P = .016). Women with high hs-CRP and low adiponectin levels also had greater ba-PWV levels (P = .041). Levels of hs-CRP were independently associated with ba-PWV after adjusting for age, body mass index, and number of MetS components, whereas no independent association was identified for adiponectin. Levels of hs-CRP may provide important prognostic information in terms of future cardiovascular risk in women with MetS.
    The Journal of cardiovascular nursing 03/2011; 27(1):61-7. DOI:10.1097/JCN.0b013e31820e5a91 · 2.05 Impact Factor