The Effectiveness of Discharge Planning’s Clinical Nursing Practice Guideline on Activity Daily Livings, Hospital Readmission and Quality of Life in Ischemic Stroke Patients


  • Thanpimol Kensakoo Prasat Neurological Institute, Department of Medical Services
  • Tuanjai Sinumpaisit Prasat Neurological Institute, Department of Medical Services
  • Werayuth Srithumsuk Faculty of Nursing Science, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University


discharge planning, activity daily livings, hospital readmission, quality of life, ischemic stroke


This quasi-experimental research aimed to study the effectiveness of discharge planning’s clinical nursing practice guideline on activity daily livings, hospital readmission and quality of life in ischemic stroke patients. The samples were divided into two groups: including 30 patients received usual care, and 30 patients received discharge planning’s clinical nursing practice guideline. Data analyzed using frequency, percentage, average score, standard deviation, and t-test statistics. The results found that the average age of ischemic stroke patients in the intervention group was 59 years old, most of participants were male with 56.7 percent, and married status was 80 percent. The participants in the intervention group showed activity daily livings and quality of life average scores after implementing the discharge planning intervention higher than the control group with significant difference (t40 = -2.629, p = .012 and t58 = -2.481, p = .016, respectively). However, hospital readmission of ischemic stroke patients found 2 cases while no hospital readmission was found in the intervention group after a 1-month follow-up but no significant difference (p = .150). Therefore, to develop the outcomes in taking care of ischemic stroke patients, nurses must have the appropriate and effective discharge planning’s clinical nursing practice guideline.


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Kensakoo ธ, Sinumpaisit เ, Srithumsuk ว. The Effectiveness of Discharge Planning’s Clinical Nursing Practice Guideline on Activity Daily Livings, Hospital Readmission and Quality of Life in Ischemic Stroke Patients. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020 Dec. 29 [cited 2022 Jun. 28];21(3):215-24. Available from:



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