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Effectiveness of educational intervention on knowledge on self care practices following Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

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Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of educational intervention on knowledge on self-care practices of patients following percutaneous coronary interventions at KMCH, Coimbatore. Aimed to assess the effectiveness of educational intervention on knowledge on self-care practices following PCI, The study was conducted at KMCH cardiac ward, cardiac day care. The Sample size consisted of 60.Modified General System Theory of Ludwig VonBertalanfy’s Conceptual framework was used. The data collection was done for a period of 6 weeks. Non-probability purposive sampling technique and informed consent was obtained. The investigators collected the demographic data and clinical variables from the patientcase sheet. The self-administered questionnaire was administered to assess the knowledge on self-care practices. After 20 minutes the completed questionnaire was collected back, followed by brief explanation education was given regarding the acute coronary syndrome, management and post PCI self-care practices through computer assisted education. The post assessment of knowledge on self-care practices was measured on patients with regular follow up from 15 days.The post test assessment of knowledge on self care practices shown a statistically significant improvement

Imprint

A. Shanmugalakshmi, M., Viji Micheal, S.Madhavi Effectiveness of educational intervention on knowledge on self care practices following Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Cardiometry; No.26 February 2023; p.-; DOI: .; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no26-february-2023/effectiveness-of-educational-intervention-on-knowledge

Keywords

PCI,  Educational intervention,  Knowledge,  Self care practices
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