Pulmonary rehabilitation for people with pulmonary tuberculosis: A concept analysis based on walker and avant approach

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Abstract

Background: Pulmonary Tuberculosis is greatly contributing to global illness and death. Pulmonary rehabilitation needed to maintain and improve the quality of life and health status of pulmonary TB patient. Material and Method: A Concept Analysis based on approach Walker and Avant with eight steps were conducted. Relevant studies published from 2000 to 2017, in English language, full article, and retrieved from Pubmed, CINAHL, Wiley online library, SAGE with the keyword “pulmonary rehabilitation”, “pulmonary rehabilitation and Tuberculosis” and “lung rehabilitation and Tuberculosis”. Findings: The concept analysis revealed that pulmonary rehabilitation program is consists of several programs by the following attributes: physical exercises, breathing exercises, educational program, nutritional support and psychological interventions that can enhance the quality of life and health status of people with pulmonary TB. Conclusion: This analysis provides nurses with a new perspective by helping them to gather all the components within the concept of pulmonary rehabilitation that nurse can do. It is expected that understanding the nature, as well as the key elements of the concept, would assist with analyzing the existing pulmonary rehabilitation program and help to increase health status and quality of life of people with TB.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1255-1260
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Companionship
  • Concept analysis
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis

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