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The combined effect of energy conservation strategies and Hatha Yoga on the severity of fatigue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
M. Gholami kalus1, M. Zarei nezhad2, M. Malekzadeh3, N. Hashemi Mohamadabad4, Sh. Najafi Doulatabad *5
1- Student Research Committee, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Ya¬suj, Iran.
2- Specialty in Rheumatology, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.
3- Social Determinants of Health research center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
4- Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
5- Medical Surgical Nursing Depart¬ment, School of Nursing, Yasuj Uni¬versity of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
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Introduction & Objective: The aim of this study was to The combined effect of energy conservation strategies and Hatha Yoga on the severity of fatigue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Materials & Methods: This study is a clinical trial in which the study population consists of all patients with rheumatoid arthritis referred to Shahid Beheshti Hospital affiliated to Yasuj University of Medical Sciences and Private Offices in 2020. A total of 75 eligible patients with rheumatoid arthritis were selected by random and convenience sampling method. The samples were selected based on random assignment to three groups; Energy Conservation Strategies (first intervention group), Hatha Yoga group (second intervention group) and Energy Conservation Strategies and Hatha Yoga group were assigned as a combination (third intervention group). In addition to demographic information, data on fatigue severity and psychological well-being were collected through the Smets’s Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) questionnaire. Information was collected before the intervention and immediately after the intervention. Data collected using SPSS software version 25 and descriptive statistics such as centered indices and dispersion indices as well as parametric inferential statistics based on the distribution status of outcome variables was analyzed.
Results: Before the intervention, there was no statistically significant difference in the mean score of fatigue severity between the three groups of Energy Conservation Strategies, Hatha Yoga group and the group of Energy Conservation Strategies and Hatha Yoga combined (P >0.05). After the intervention, there was a statistically significant difference in the mean score of fatigue severity between the three groups of Energy Conservation Strategies, Hatha Yoga group and Energy Conservation Strategies group and Hatha Yoga in combination (P <0.01).
Conclusion: Energy Conservation Strategies, Hatha Yoga group and Hatha Yoga Energy Conservation Strategies group combined, improved the severity of fatigue being of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Keywords: Key Words: Energy Conservation Strategies, Hatha Yoga, Severity of Fatigue, Rheumatoid Arthritis
     
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/02/28 | Accepted: 2021/06/30 | Published: 2021/09/12
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مجله مهارت‌ها و مراقبت‌های بالینی Journal of Clinical Care and Skills

 
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