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farmanbar R, guozliyan M, Baghaie M, moghadamniya M T, chinikar M, atrkarruoshan Z. Effect of complete bed rest duration on vascular complication after angiography ‎in hospitalized patients in post angiography units in health centers in Rasht. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2008; 18 (2) :23-31
URL: http://hnmj.gums.ac.ir/article-1-275-en.html

, Farmanbar@gums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Coronary artery angiography is an important diagnostic method in patients with ‎coronary disease which like other diagnostic methods has side effects. The important ‎complication of it is vascular side effects (hematoma and bleeding) in place of sheet insertion. ‎In order to control it, one must be in complete bed rest (CBR) and in no reference an exact ‎time is mentioned for it.

‎ Objective: This study was conducted to determine the effect of CBR duration on vascular ‎complication after angiography.

‎ Methods: This is a clinical trial method with random sampling. ‎‏120‏‎ patients were divided into ‎two groups of experiment (‎‏2‏‎ hour CBR) and the control group (‎‏6‏‎ hours CBR) and were ‎compared regarding vascular side effects. Arterial sheet was removed in both groups ‎immediately after patients transfer to post-angio and maintaining primary hemostasis by ‎applying manual pressure with a transparent dressing for observation. Vascular complications ‎were controlled in both groups up to ‎‏24‏‎ hours after procedure. ‎

Results: Findings revealed that both groups were matched regarding age, sex, BMI, sheet ‎size, coagulation tests, and length of manual pressure and duration of angiography. There was ‎no significant statistical difference in rate of vascular complications in both groups. ‎

Conclusion: It is possible to take patient out of CBR after two hours past angiography done ‎through femor. Implementing this method of care can shorten the time of hospitalization, ‎provide more comfort to the patient, decrease bed occupancy and decrease costs.‎

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/23 | Accepted: 2014/08/23 | Published: 2014/08/23

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