International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part H (2017)
A study to assess the quality of life among post CABG patients in Narayan medical college Hospital, Nellore
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries, and controlling it is a major challenge for health care systems. With a rapid increase in the mean age of the population, the incidence of heart disease is also increasing, Millions suffer from angina due to coronary artery blockages. One of the major surgery used in attempt to alleviate this disease is Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) which can help to restore blood flow to an area of the heart. The measurement of treatment outcome or Quality of life (QOL) for the patient is the keystone of modern scientific medicine. Quality of life is defined as individual perceptions of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns.
Methods: A Descriptive cross sectional design research was adopted for this study. The study was conducted in selected hospital, Nellore district. 60 samples were selected by using Convenience sampling technique by means of lottery method. Structured questionnaire were used to assess the Quality of life of post CABG patient in NMCH, Nellore.
Results: The study results shows that with regard to quality of life in post CABG patients majority of the patients 31(31.6%) had neither poor nor good quality of life and 29(48.5%) patients had poor of quality of life
Conclusion: The study concluded that majority of post CABG patients had neither poor nor good quality of life so there is a need to improve quality of life in post CABG patients
How to cite this article:
Linthoingambi Mayengbam, VR Saritha Reddy, Indira Arumugam. A study to assess the quality of life among post CABG patients in Narayan medical college Hospital, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(9):500-502.