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Title: Effectiveness of Supportive Educational Intervention on Knowledge Self Care Behaviour Disease Activity and Health Status Among Arthritis Patients in Selected Hospital at Jaipur
Researcher: Ram Nema
Guide(s): Thomas Kochu Thresiamma, Tiwari Mukesh
Keywords: Clinical Pre Clinical and Health,Clinical Medicine,Nursing, Effectiveness, supportive educational intervention, knowledge, self care behaviour, disease activity, health status.
University: Nims University Rajasthan
Completed Date: 2019
Abstract: Introduction newlineArthritis is a general term for inflammation of the joints. The osteoarthritis and newlinerheumatoid arthritis, are the most common types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the newlinedegenerative joint disease, commonly known as wear and tear arthritis affecting weight newlinebearing joints of knees, hips, fingers and spine. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic newlinesystemic disease that affects the joints, connective tissues, muscle, tendons, and newlinefibrous tissue. Arthritis affects 15% people i.e. over 180 million people in India. newlineObjectives of the study newline1. To assess knowledge, self care behaviour, disease activity and health status newlineamong arthritis patients. newline2. To develop and implement supportive educational intervention among arthritis newlinepatients. newline3. To assess effectiveness of supportive educational intervention on knowledge, self newlinecare behaviour, disease activity and health status among arthritis patients. newlineMaterial and Methods: newlinePre-experimental, one group pre-test post-test research design (O1 X O2) was adopted newlinefor the study.The study was carried out among arthritis patients diagnosed with newlinerheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis by a rheumatologist or MD,Orthopedician newlinebased on the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) ,visiting out newlinepatient department , NIMS hospital and Khandakha hospital,Jaipur from November newline1,2017 to April 30,2018.Convenience sampling technique was used for the study. newlineTotal 210 arthritis patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis were newlinetaken for the study. The study included 50% patients of OA and 50% of RA who were newlineable to read and understand Hindi.Excluded those patients from the study who already newlineattended any similar teaching programme on arthritis and its management,had newlinecomplicated arthritis.Also excluded patient with joint replacement surgery, history of newlineother chronic diseases including cardiovascular diseases, asthma, cancer, newlinepsychological disorders (depression), consumption of mood stabilizers, not having newlineability of speaking and any audio-visual problems. newlineResults newlineFreque
Pagination: 1-15, 1-194
Appears in Departments:Department of Nursing

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