International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part H (2017)
Comparison of compliance strategies to control PIH among pregnant women with pregnancy induced hypertension in selected hospitals, Bangalore
To assess, compare and associate compliance strategies to control PIH among Antenatal mothers with pregnancy Induced hypertension.
Method: A quasi experimental post-test only with control design was utilized among 166 antenatal mothers who were diagnosed as Pregnancy induced hypertension during their antenatal period selected by using purposive sampling technique. Demographic data and compliance strategies to control PIH were collected by interview method by using checklist.
Results: Data were analysed by using SPSS and MS excel. Compliance level of participants, 51 (62%) in the control group 5(6%) in the experimental group were non-compliant, 25 (31%) in the control group 24 (29%) in the experimental group were partially compliant. 6 (7%) in the control group 55 (65%) in the experimental group were compliant. Concern with second objective there is a significant difference in Compliance level between the groups Calculated t test value was (12.680), P value was .001 (0.001< 0.05). There was no association between compliance and demographic variables.
Conclusion: One of the most important aspects of prenatal care is health maintenance. Prompt reporting of the possible problems during antenatal period to the health care professionals will help to reduce the increasing maternal mortality rates in hypertensive disorders during pregnancy. The great responsibility of the nurse is to inform of their disease and satisfactory medical information regarding pregnancy induced hypertension. Also the importance of compliance to antenatal care advices and the consequences of the hypertension complicated pregnancy to the mother and baby if she does not compliant, also should be provided by their health care providers.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Prathima Prakasam, Dr. S Anuchithra Radhakrishnan. Comparison of compliance strategies to control PIH among pregnant women with pregnancy induced hypertension in selected hospitals, Bangalore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(3):494-497.