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Harati K, Chamanzari H, Hosseini M A, Saghebi S A, Zarghi N, Mazloom S R et al . Evaluation of Temperament–based Diet Education on Frequency of the Symptoms in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). J Res Dev Nurs Midw. 2013; 10 :90-98
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  Background and Objective: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common chronic disorders of the digestive system. The most common reason for this complaint is the unfitted temperament of food and body. This study aimed to determine the effect of temperament–based diet education on quality of life in the patients with GERD in endoscopy department of Qaem hospital in Mashhad. .
Material and Methods: This randomized-controlled clinical trial was conducted on 60 patients, referring to Qaem hospital, were randomly assigned to two groups of diet education and control. The intervention was a two-week long diet education class, which was on the basis of temperament. The instruments were the frequency Scale for the symptoms of gastro esophageal reflux ) FSSG) and the diet checklist. The data was analyzed by SPSS-11.5, using Chi Square, Independent T test, Paired T test.

  Results: After education, the frequency of the symptoms was significantly reduced (p<0.0001). The mean score in education group compared to control was diminished both shortly after intervention (13.63±4.77, p<0.001 ) and after two weeks (18.73±4.15, p=0.070) .

  Conclusion: Considering temperament in the diet education by nurses can play an important role in decreasing the frequency of symptoms in patients with Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease.


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