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IJNR 2013, 8(1): 39-48 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Education on Knowledge and Attitude of Hospitalized Patients in CCU and Post CCU about Risk Factors of Cardio-Vascular Disease
Jamil Sadeghiifar, Fakhraldin Taghinejad *, Hamid Taghinejadd, Eisa Khodadadi, Seyyed Meysam Mousavi
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Abstract: Background and Aim: One of the most important causes of mortality and life threating problems is cardiovascular diseases. American Heart Association (AHA) estimated that, approximately 25million death occurs because of cardiovascular disease till 2020, and this will be recognized as first cause of mortality. Studies show that control and decrease of risk factors, decrease of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD). The aim of this study was determining the effect of education on knowledge and attitude of patients who hospitalized in CCU and Post CCU of Mustafa Khomeini hospital of Ilam city about Risk Factors of Cardio-Vascular Disease in 2009. Materials and Methods: This study is a Descriptive study and Interventional that 96 patients of CCU and Post CCU of Mustafa Khomeini hospital of Ilam were selected by Simple Random sampling. After education, knowledge and attitude of patients was assessed in respect of cardiovascular risk factors. Finally, collected data analyzed by SPSS package, chi – square, Fisher exact, Parried T – tests. Finding: Patients knowledge in Respect of cardiovascular disease pre (25.93) and post (36.19) education, had a significant difference (P<0.001), also in respect of education of couple (P<0.03) and sex (P<0.05). in case of attitude mean score there was significant difference between pre (23.5) and post (35.7) education, There was significant statistical correlation between education and age (P<0.05), education level (P<0.01), education level of couple (P<0.05) and monthly income(P<0.01). Discussion and conclusion: Considering that cardiovascular diseases have an increasing trend of prevalence and knowledge and attitude of patients about them are relatively low and education to cardiac patients is effective in preventing of recurrent hospitalizations and prevalence of these diseases. We advise that education to cardiovascular patients be considered as the core of interventions of personnel, clinical trainers and students of nursing.
Keywords: cardiovascular diseases, risk factors, knowledge, attitude
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Type of Study: Critical Care Nursing | Subject: General
Received: 2010/06/23 | Accepted: 2012/09/26 | Published: 2013/04/15
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Sadeghiifar J, Taghinejad F, Taghinejadd H, Khodadadi E, Mousavi S M. Effect of Education on Knowledge and Attitude of Hospitalized Patients in CCU and Post CCU about Risk Factors of Cardio-Vascular Disease. IJNR. 2013; 8 (1) :39-48
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