International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2018, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding risk status of coronary artery disease among diabetic patients at E.S. Hospital, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
Karth R, Kumudhavalli D, Malarvizhi, Suryakanth H and Inigo Sherlin Joy G
Background: Diabetes mellitus is predicted to become to leading cause of morbidity and death in the coming decade. India has a high prevalence of Diabetes mellitus & the numbers are increasing at alarming rate. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of cardiovascular disease and accounts for the majority of these deaths. Atherosclerosis is the major cause of CAD. The incidence of CAD is 2-4 times greater among persons who have diabetes, even those with well controlled blood glucose levels, than the general population.
Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding risk status of CAD among diabetic patients before and after structured teaching programme. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of STP on knowledge regarding risk status of CAD among diabetic patients.3.To associate post test knowledge on risk status of CAD among diabetic patients with their selected demographic variables.
Method: A pre-experimental design one group pre-test post test research design was adopted. 30 diabetic patients were selected by using purposive sampling technique.
Result: The study concluded that there is increased level of knowledge diabetic patients after administering structured teaching programme.