Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Study to assess the knowledge Regarding Diabetic foot Ulcer among Diabetic Clients in a selected Hospital, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.



Address:   P. Tamilselvi1*, Dr. Rajasankar2, Dr. N. Kokilavani3
1Reader, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram District
2Associate Professor, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing. Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram District
3Principal, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram District
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding diabetic foot ulcer among diabetic clients in a selected hospital, Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. Convenient sampling technique was used to select 100 diabetic patients who were in hospital. Data were gathered through structured knowledge questionnaire .The results mainly found that 56% patients had inadequate level of knowledge,38% had average level of knowledge,6%had an adequate level of knowledge. The Association between knowledge score and demographic variables was assessed by using chi-square. There was significant association between age, sex, marital status and family history of diabetes with knowledge score. The findings revealed that there is need planned teaching programme regarding diabetic ulcer foot.
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P. Tamilselvi, Rajasankar, N. Kokilavani. A Study to assess the knowledge Regarding Diabetic foot Ulcer among Diabetic Clients in a selected Hospital, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 3(1): Jan.-March 2013; Page 01-04.
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