J Korean Acad Fundam Nurs.  2021 Aug;28(3):311-319. 10.7739/jkafn.2021.28.3.311.

Factors related to Quality of Life of Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

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  • 1Graduate Student, College of Nursing, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea
  • 2Associate Professor, College of Nursing ‧ The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Daegu Catholic University, Daegu, Korea

Abstract

Purpose
This study was done to investigate factors related to quality of life of patients with failed back surgery syndrome.
Methods
One hundred and eighty four patients were recruited from a hospital pain clinic. Data were collected from March 12 to April 9, 2018 using structured questionnaires which included questions about quality of life, hope, and family support. Data analysis was done with descriptive statistics, independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient, and stepwise multiple regression analysis with SPSS version 25.0.
Results
The factors related to quality of life were hope, family support, and frequency of pain. These three factors accounted for 53.1% of the total variance in quality of life.
Conclusion
In order to increase quality of life of patients with failed back surgery syndrome, it is necessary to design intervention programs that effectively manage hope, family support, and frequency of pain.

Keyword

Failed back surgery syndrome; Hope; Quality of life; Spine; 척추, 희망, 삶의 질, 척추수술 후 통증중후군
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