Assessment of Patients Compliance Regarding Therapeutic Regime with Coronary Heart Disease in Al- Najaf City
Keywords:Assessment, Patients Compliance, Therapeutic Regime, Coronary Heart Disease
Background: Coronary heart diseases (CHD), also known as coronary artery disease (CAD), are caused by the buildup of plaque in the arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to the heart. Plaque, a mixture of fat, cholesterol, and calcium deposits, can build up in the arteries over many years.
Objective of study: The study aims to: Assess patientâ€™s compliance about therapeutic regime with coronary heart disease and find out the relation between patientâ€™s compliance about therapeutic regime and patient demographic data, and find out the relation between patientâ€™s compliance about therapeutic regime and their type of disease.
Methodology: Descriptive Study is carried out in Al-Najaf City/ Al-Najaf Center for Cardiac Surgery and Trans Catheter Therapy, from December, 4th, 2014 to May, 27th, 2015. A non-probability (Purposive Sample) of (150) coronary heart disease patients, those who visited Al-Najaf Center for Cardiac Surgery and Trans Catheter Therapy. The data were collected through the utilization of the developed questionnaire after the validity and reliability are estimated, and by means of interview technique. Reliability of the questionnaire is determined through a pilot study and the validity through (19) experts. The data analyzed through the use of the descriptive and inferential statistical analysis procedures.
Result:The findings of the present study indicate that the overall assessment for the patientâ€™s compliance therapeutic regime is middle at 50.7%.
Conclusion: The studyconclude if that the factors (type of diseases, therapeutic regime, socioeconomic states) to effect patient compliance.
Recommendations: The study recommended that reinforcement should be employed, for example at home visits, visits to the outpatientâ€™s clinic or by telephone can help patients to cope with their therapeutic regimen.
Key words: Assessment, Patients Compliance, Therapeutic Regime, Coronary Heart Disease.
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