A Study to assess the effectiveness of individualized education on lifestyle modification among post myocardial infarction patients in GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore

Jessy Sanjeevini, R (2014) A Study to assess the effectiveness of individualized education on lifestyle modification among post myocardial infarction patients in GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore. Masters thesis, G.Kuppusawamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

An experimental study was conducted to “Assess the effectiveness of individualized education on lifestyle modification among post myocardial infarction patients in GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore”. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the lifestyle practices of post myocardial infarction patients. 2. To assess the effectiveness of individualized education on lifestyle modification among post myocardial infarction patients. 3. To associate the lifestyle practices with selected demographic variables. Research design: True experimental, post test only control group design. Setting: Cardiac wards of G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore. Samples: Sixty subjects were selected who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Sampling techniques: Convenient sampling technique. Conceptual framework: The conceptual framework used for this study was the Orem’s general theory of nursing. METHODS: A true experimental, posttest only control group design was adopted. A sample of 60 post myocardial infarction patients were selected by using non-probability convenient sampling technique, 30 in each experimental and control group. Initially, demographic data was collected in both groups. Further, in the experimental group, the activities of daily living were assessed to know the readiness of the patient for education and the lifestyle practices was assessed. Based on these practices, individualized education on the lifestyle modification after myocardial infarction was given. Following which post test on the knowledge regarding the lifestyle modification after myocardial infarction was assessed using structured interview questionnaire which was carried out on the next day after education on both the groups. The collected data was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. RESULT: The mean knowledge level score and standard deviation of the experimental group was 21.86 (SD=2.20) higher than mean (10.57) and standard deviation (SD=3.49) of the control group and “t” value 14.72.Two mean “t” for independent samples showed a significant difference in the post test knowledge score on lifestyle modification among experimental and control group at 0.05 level. This finding indicated that the individualized education was highly effective. CONCLUSION: The study concluded that, individualized education on the lifestyle modification was highly effective, eminent and cost-effective intervention for improving the knowledge and creating awareness among post myocardial infarction patients about the lifestyle modification and helped them to adopt a healthy lifestyle post myocardial infarction.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg. No: 301212306)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness ; individualized education ; lifestyle modification ; post myocardial infarction patients ; GKNM Hospital ; Coimbatore.
Subjects: NURSING > Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2018 02:34
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2018 02:34
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10183

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