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6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference

London, UK

Fatma Demir Korkmaz

Fatma Demir Korkmaz

Ege University, Turkey

Title: Hope, depression and social suppot level of patients awaiting heart vessel surgery


Biography: Fatma Demir Korkmaz


The aim of this descriptive study was to investigate hope, depression and social suppot level of the patients awaiting heart vessel surgery. The sample consisted of 185 patients over 18 ages accepting volunteerly to enter the study. Data were collected using socio-demographic form, Hert Hope Scale, Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support and Beck Depression Scale between May 2014 to May 2015 by the researchers at a university hospital's heart vessel surgery clinic in Izmir, Turkey. IBM SPSS Statistics 21 programme was used to evaluate the data. Number percentage, Mann-Whitney U and Chi-square, correlation and multiple regression analyssis were performed. Mean age of patients were 59.96±13.27 (min:18, Max:85) and 129 of them were male. The mean depression, hope and social support levels of patients were found as 11.96±1.88, 68.07±1.11 and 73.07±1.00 respectively. It has been found that depression, social suppport and education status effected the hope (R2=0.403) That the hope, social support and marital status affected the depression(R2=0.350), were found. In conclusion patients awaiting heart and vessel surgery have mild depression, high hope and social support levels.