Intervention for Compassionate Nursing Care in Diabetic Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic: An Integrative Review
Purpose – The coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) scourge is a critical public health concern on a worldwide scale adding another menace to the lives of people with co-morbidities and creating a challenge in providing nursing care to patients with Diabetes Mellitus. While the COVID-19 puts patients with Diabetes in a higher risk of susceptibility and complications, interventions for compassionate nursing care may substantially impact in a safe and quality healthcare delivery system
Method – The literature search for this integrative review of the study was conducted using scientific search engines with the following electronic database: Google Scholar, PubMed, and Science Direct, Research Gate and others online search journal with free access.
Results – Adults with diabetes, overall, experienced considerable changes in their management. Consultations are missed for almost 4 out of 10 diabetes patients. It showed an increase in general and diabetes-related stress, as well as social alienation. Negative responses and transitions in clinical appointments from physical assessment visits to telemedicine were overwhelming.
Conclusion – Interventions for compassionate nursing care during the COVID-19 pandemic are an important process for providing care for diabetic patients. As such, it gives a great impact on the healthcare system, compassionate nursing care is given in an extra mile during this era.
Implications – Interventions for compassionate nursing care during the COVID-19 outbreak are very helpful. The specific functions of nurses during this pandemic gives a significant impact on providing special care for diabetic patients.