Author(s): Anjithamary, Aryakrishnan, Princy S., Sreelaksmi Prakash, Resmi Ravindran

Email(s): resmiadersh@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00100   

Address: Ms. Anjithamary1, Ms. Aryakrishnan1, Ms. Princy S.1, Ms. Sreelaksmi Prakash1, Mrs. Resmi Ravindran (Guide)2
1Third Year BSc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, P.B. No. 46, Sastri Junction, Kollam - 691001, India.
2Nursing Tutor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, P.B. No. 46, Sastri Junction, Kollam- 691001, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
The study entitled “A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding transient ischemic attack among hypertensive patients in Bishop Benziger Hospital at Kollam”. The objectives of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding transient ischemic attack among hypertensive patients in Bishop Benziger Hospital at Kollam, to determine the association between knowledge regarding transient ischemic attack among hypertensive patients and selected demographic variables like age, gender, education, occupation, period of diagnosis. In this study, research approach was quantitative research Purposive sample was used. The sample size was 100. The investigator assessed the knowledge of hypertensive patients by using structured knowledge questionnaire regarding transient ischemic attack after taking consent from sample. The findings of the study have been discussed in relation to objectives and similar studies. In the present study 28% had very poor knowledge, 25% had poor knowledge, 30% had average knowledge, 15% had good knowledge and only 2% had very good knowledge regarding transient ischemic attack. Association was computed by chi square test. The present study shows significant association between knowledgeregarding transient ischemic attack among hypertensive patients with selected demographic variables such as age, gender, education and occupation (calculated value > tabulated value) at 0.05 level of significance.


Cite this article:
Anjithamary, Aryakrishnan, Princy S., Sreelaksmi Prakash, Resmi Ravindran. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding Transient Ischemic Attack among hypertensive patients. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):419-1. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00100

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Anjithamary, Aryakrishnan, Princy S., Sreelaksmi Prakash, Resmi Ravindran. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding Transient Ischemic Attack among hypertensive patients. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):419-1. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00100   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-27


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