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

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

Vol. 9, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on primary management of epilepsy among relatives of admitted patient: One group pre-test post-test research study

Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on primary management of epilepsy among relatives of admitted patient: One group pre-test post-test research study

Author(s)
Manghoihkim, Urmijyoti Deori, Yumnam Chanu Superior
Abstract
Background: Epilepsy is a group of syndromes characterized be unprovoked, recurring seizure. Epileptic syndrome is classified by specific pattern of clinical features, including age, at onset, family history and seizure type.
Aim: The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on primary management of epilepsy among relatives of admitted patient.
Materials and Methods: the study consist of – Quantitative study with one group pre-test post-test design which consisted of 70 relatives of admitted patient in Rahman Hospital Pvt. Ltd, Guwahati, Assam. A demographic variable and structured knowledge questionnaire on primary management of epilepsy was developed. Statistical methods used for the analysis were descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: the finding revealed that majority of the relatives of the admitted patient (38.57%) belonged to the age group of 31 - 40 years, (60%) were male, (70%) were Islam, (35.71%) completed secondary education, (48.57%) were doing own business, (80%) were from rural area, (55.71%) were husband/ wife, (45.71%) were ill for a week.
Conclusion: Based on the findings, it is concluded that the structured teaching programme on primary management of epilepsy improved the knowledge on primary management of epilepsy among relatives of admitted patient.
Pages: 34-36  |  264 Views  49 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Manghoihkim, Urmijyoti Deori, Yumnam Chanu Superior. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on primary management of epilepsy among relatives of admitted patient: One group pre-test post-test research study. Int J Appl Res 2023;9(1):34-36.
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