Korean J Occup Health Nurs.  2019 Feb;28(1):21-35. 10.5807/kjohn.2019.28.1.21.

The Current State and Quality Assessment of Nursing Intervention Study in Occupational Health Nursing of Korea

Affiliations
  • 1Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Dongseo University, Busan, Korea.
  • 2Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Jeonju University, Jeonju, Korea. goodsr@jj.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to propose directions for the development of Occupational Health Nursing Intervention by identifying the current status and quality of Occupational Health Nursing Intervention Research in domestic industries.
METHODS
Between 2000 and August of 2018, total of 1,181 Occupational Health Nursing related published references were searched using 4 domestic databases, and of the total, 29 final theses that suited the requirements were analysed In this research, the quality assessment of literature that were selected as suitable was conducted using a tool for assessing the biasing risk of non-randomized studies, RoBANS(Risk of Biasing Assessment Tool for Non-randomized Study).
RESULTS
For all research, nonequivalent control group pre-posttest design was the most used as quasi-experimental designs. The effectiveness of intervention was found both in terms of physical and psychological aspects, and the result of the risk of biasing assessment showed a high risk levels in both "confounding variables" and "detection bias".
CONCLUSION
Occupational Health Nursing Intervention have been steadily making improvements in terms of both quality and quantity, and as for more effective intervention developments that improves the physical and mental health of the workers, supplementation in strict research design and in ethical aspects deems necessary.

Keyword

Workplace; Occupational health nursing; Occupational health nursing intervention

MeSH Terms

Bias (Epidemiology)
Korea*
Mental Health
Nursing*
Occupational Health Nursing*
Occupational Health*
Research Design
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