Review of Cytokines for Nursing Research

사이토카인을 활용한 간호학 연구방향에 대한 고찰

  • Shin, Gi-Soo (Red Cross College of Nursing) ;
  • Lee, Kung-Suk (Department of Nursing, Kangnung National University) ;
  • Jeong, Jae-Sim (Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Ulsan College of Medicine)
  • 신기수 (적십자간호대학) ;
  • 이경숙 (강릉대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 정재심 (울산대학교 의과대학 임상전문간호학)
  • Published : 2007.12.31


Purpose: Cytokines have widespread and potent effects across the life span. This study was carried out to understand about cytokines that influence nursing research and practice. Method: Journal publications rewied include cytokine topics on CINAHL and Korean nursing research from January 2000 to December 2006. Result: In this study, the specific and numerical expression of for the level of Cytokines as a physiological factor related to the disease clearly provides the patient's disease mechanism and manifestation of the symptoms. Also, it can be the basise of nursing research and evidence-based nursing intervention. Conclusion: The practical use of Cytokines has to be considered to set up the direction of the nursing research and the study of the standard manual of Cytokines is continuously required.