“Effectiveness of Information Booklet on knowledge regarding tuberculosis and importance of drug regimen among tuberculosis patients attending clinic at selected hospital, Karad.”
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 8288-8298
AbstractBackground: In India, Tuberculosis remains a major public health problem. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculi. The disease primarily affect the lungs and cause Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Present study aimed to assess effectiveness of Information Booklet on knowledge regarding Tuberculosis and importance of drug regimen. Objective- To assess effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge regarding importance of drug regimen among Tuberculosis patients attending clinic. Methodology : By using evaluative approach ,pre experimental design-one group pre test-post test design was used. Total 60 subjects selected by using Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select the respondents. A structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to assess knowledge of tuberculosis and importance of drug regimen among tuberculosis patients on the first day; then information booklet was administered on the same day of pre test to participants. After 7 days of administration of information booklet, structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to participants to assess the effectiveness of information booklet.
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