“A study to assess the effectiveness of health education on knowledge among relatives of hemodialysis patient in selected rural hospital ”
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 8485-8491
AbstractEvery patient should have adequate knowledge about proper management of hemodialysis patient. This will help to maintain wellbeing of the patient to improve quality of life of hemodialysis patient.
Objectives: A study investigated to assess the effectiveness of health education on knowledge among relatives of hemodialysis patient in selected rural hospital.
Material and Methods:-
Experimental study done on 60 patient .30 on control group and 30 on experimental group. In this 67% are male and 33% are female. Sample distributed as per Scio demographic variables like age, sex, and marital life, relation with family, education, family, residence, income and occupation. Health education received by experimental group and routine care received by control group. Questionnaire prepared to assess the knowledge level. Self-prepared questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge. Ethical permission taken before data collection
Results: In the Scio demographic variables maximum samples are in age group of 40-50yrs 12(40%) 67% are male are 67%,Hindu are 77%,43% are married,33% are husband wife relation,50% are taken primary education,60% of peoples are from Joint family,56% are living in a rural area. Level of knowledge was increased after intervention.
In the pretest maximum relatives are in poor knowledge57% whereas after intervention 43%of people had good knowledge level.
Conclusion: Health education was very much effective to increase the knowledge level .Adequate knowledge always help the patient to maintain wellbeing of the patient
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