Effect of patient education on Number of Re-Hospitalizations in Patient with Chronic Heart Failure Disease
Background: Heart failure is a global health issue that affects approximately 26 million individuals worldwide. The majority of individuals with heart failure live with a significant symptom burden, comorbidities, and impairment; up to 88% of persons with heart failure experience breathlessness at repose.
Objectives: determination the Effect of patients education on number of re-hospitalizations in Patients With chronic Heart Failure disease.
Methodology: A randomized control trail (RCT) was conducted in Holy Karbala City in Iraq. A purposive sample of heart failure patients in clinic and out clinic. Then based of Block Random Assignment, the patients were divided into two groups, the control group consist of (35) patients and intervention group consist of (35) patients, the patients in study group exposed to the health education about heart failure self-management . Data were collected by using demographic questionnaire included age, gender, marital status, level of education, duration of heart disease, side of heart failure, Occupation Status, and number of hepatizations during last three month. A descriptive and inferential data statistical technique was used to analyze the data.
Results: The results of study showed a significant decreasing number of hospitalization Among patients in intervention group comparing with those in a control group at a p-value less than 0.01.
Conclusion: Implementation of Patient education can decrease in number of re-hospitalizations of patients with chronic heart failure
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