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The effect of traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing combined with Western medical care on resting pain in elderly males with lower extremity arterial occlusion

  • Miaomiao Wang1
  • Huiqian Yu1
  • Aijing Pan1
  • Lingxue Fu1,*,

1Department of Vascular Surgery, The 2nd Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children’s Hospital of WMU/The 2nd School of Medicine, WMU, 325000 Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China

DOI: 10.22514/jomh.2024.060 Vol.20,Issue 4,April 2024 pp.121-126

Submitted: 10 January 2024 Accepted: 21 March 2024

Published: 30 April 2024

*Corresponding Author(s): Lingxue Fu E-mail: lxfu6682@126.com

Abstract

This study analyzes the effects of traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing combined with Western medical care on resting pain in elderly males with lower extremity arterial occlusion (LEAO). A total of 200 elderly males with resting pain from LEAO who were treated at our hospital between January 2021 and January 2023 were randomly assigned to an experimental group (n = 100) and a control group (n = 100) using a computer-generated number table. Both groups underwent percutaneous transluminal angioplasty after admission. Following surgery, the control group received Western medical nursing. In contrast, the experimental group received a combination of traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing with Western medicine nursing. Both nursing approaches were then compared regarding resting pain in patients. After surgery, the experimental group had a significantly shorter recovery time and hospital stay than the control group (p < 0.05). After intervention, the experimental group had a significantly higher Fugl-Meyer score and Ankle-brachial index (ABI) (p < 0.05). Moreover, significant increases in quality of life scores across all dimensions were achieved in the experimental group than in the control group after intervention (p < 0.05). A significant higher satisfaction rate for nursing care (p < 0.05) and a lower incidence of complications (p < 0.05) were found in the experimental group compared to the control group. A combination of traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing with Western medical care can improve blood flow in lower limbs, facilitate functional recovery, enhance quality of life, improve patient satisfaction with nursing care, and facilitate postoperative recovery, which is worth promoting clinically.


Keywords

Traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing; Western medical nursing; Lower extremity arterial occlusion


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Miaomiao Wang,Huiqian Yu,Aijing Pan,Lingxue Fu. The effect of traditional Chinese medicine fumigation and washing combined with Western medical care on resting pain in elderly males with lower extremity arterial occlusion. Journal of Men's Health. 2024. 20(4);121-126.

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