International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Article in Press

Tele-counselling in postpartum mother with multiple sclerosis: A case report

Ruveyde Aydın and Hatice BalcıYangın*

  •  Received: 22 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2018
This study was performed for determining the effect of tele-counselling on postpartum mother with multiple sclerosis (MS) both physiological and psychological. The study was carried out as a case report. The patient was evaluated per the Functional Health Patterns model of Marjorie Gordon. Nursing care was provided per the individualized nursing diagnoses of the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) in hospital and after discharged, provided care was generally supported with tele-counselling at least once a week. The patient was a 29-year-old primigravida female with a 5-year history of MS. The patient reported 12 MS episodes in the previous 5 years and felt herself extremely tired, lonely, sleepless, and reluctant. Given tele-counselling has a significant effect on the postpartum mother with MS both physiological and psychological. Tele-counselling is recommended in postpartum mothers with chronic illness to increase life quality

Keywords: Multiple sclerosis mother, postpartum care, tele-counselling