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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part E (2018)

Effectiveness of transitional care model on holistic care among patients with chronic illness

Author(s)
P Swathi, Latha A and Dr. Arumugam Indira
Abstract
Background: Transitional care-range of time limited services and environments that complement primary care and care designed to ensure health care continuity and avoid preventable poor outcomes among at risk populations as they move from one level of care to another, among multiple providers and across settings. Aim: To assess the effectiveness of transitional care model on holistic care among patients with chronic illness. Setting and Design: The study was conducted in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore by using a Quasi-experimental Nonequivalent control group design. Materials and Methods: A total of 60 samples were included in this study. Samples were selected by using Non probability convenience sampling technique. Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analysed and interpreted by using descriptive statistics like actual numbers and percentages, mean, standard deviation and inferential statistics like Chi-square test. Results: Out of 60 samples, Shows that frequency and percentage distribution of illness levels in experimental group, during pre-test 6(20%) had moderate signs& symptoms, 24(80%) had severe signs& symptoms. Where as in posttest, 7(23%) had moderate signs& symptoms, 23(77%) had severe signs& symptoms. In control group, during pre-test 7(23%) had moderate signs& symptoms, 23(77%) had severe signs& symptoms. Where as in posttest, 6(20%) had moderate signs& symptoms, 24(80%) had severe signs& symptoms. Conclusion: The results shows that the transitional care model is effective in changing the holistic aspects of psychological well-being and maintaining the blood pressure levels among patients with hypertension.
Pages: 322-324  |  244 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
P Swathi, Latha A and Dr. Arumugam Indira. Effectiveness of transitional care model on holistic care among patients with chronic illness. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(6): 322-324.
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