Author(s): Swapna Mary A, Sapam Sofia Devi, Laishram Dabashini Devi

Email(s): swapnamarya@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00065   

Address: Swapna Mary A1, Sapam Sofia Devi2, Laishram Dabashini Devi3
1Principal, Global College of Nursing, GAT Campus, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore: 560098.
2Lecturer, Koshy’s Group of Institutions, 31/1, Hennur Bagalur Road, Kannur P.o, Bangalore: 562149.
3Professor, Dept.of OBG, Global College of Nursing, GAT Campus, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore:560098.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Background: According to the World Health Organization, about 15 million people suffer from stroke worldwide each year. From this 15 million people, 5 million die and another 5 million are permanently disabled. Objectives :1. To assess the knowledge regarding warning signs and prevention of stroke among hypertensive patients before and after the structured teaching programme. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding warning signs and prevention of stroke among hypertensive patients. 3. To find out the association between pre-test levels of knowledge regarding warning signs and prevention of stroke among hypertensive patients with selected socio demographic variables. Materials & Methods: In order to achieve the objectives of the study, one group pre-test and post-test design with evaluative approach was adopted. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample. The data was collected from 60 respondents by using a structured questionnaire. Results: During pre-test, out of 60 respondents 41 (68.3 percent) of the respondents had inadequate knowledge, 19 (31.7 percent) had moderate knowledge and none had adequate knowledge. But during post-test 39 (65.0 %) had adequate knowledge, 21(35.0 %) respondents had moderate knowledge and there was no respondent with inadequate knowledge regarding warning signs and prevention of stroke among hypertensive patients. Conclusion: This study will be helpful in improving the knowledge regarding warning signs and prevention of stroke among hypertensive patients and thereby they can lead a health-related quality of life.


Cite this article:
Swapna Mary A, Sapam Sofia Devi, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Warning Signs and Prevention of Stroke among Hypertensive patients in selected Hospitals at Bangalore. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(3):313-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00065

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Swapna Mary A, Sapam Sofia Devi, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Warning Signs and Prevention of Stroke among Hypertensive patients in selected Hospitals at Bangalore. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(3):313-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00065   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-3-11


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