International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016


Knowledge and Practices Regarding Cardiac Rehabilitation among Patients in Selected Hospitals in a View to Develop Video Assisted Educational Module

Swati C Kurane | Pravin Dani [2] | Chandrahas Kurane


Abstract: The objectives were to assess the knowledge and practices of patients regarding cardiac rehabilitation. To correlate the knowledge and practices regarding cardiac rehabilitation and to develop Vide Assisted Educational Module for cardiac rehabilitation. A non-experimental descriptive study enrolling 100 patients was conducted during August and September 2015. Non probability purposive sampling technique was adopted. Analysis was done using frequency and percentage distribution and Fishers exact test. findings- It was found that majority of the patients (38 %) had average knowledge score, Total mean knowledge score was 12.39 %. It was found that majority of patients i. e.83.5 % had knowledge about diet, 57.5 % had knowledge about disease and risk factors and 50.6 % patients had knowledge about concept of cardiac rehabilitation. It was found that majority of patients (97 %) quitted smoking after cardiac event, 93 % of patients were following dietary precautions, 86 % were taking regular medications, 80 % were monitoring their blood pressure regularly, 76 % were monitoring their blood sugar levels regularly, 54 % were monitoring their weight, 45 % were monitoring blood cholesterol levels, 14 % patients were following regular exercise prescription and only 12 % patients were practicing mind relaxation methods CONCLUSION The study found that inspite of good knowledge score, the practices were lacking. Some areas of practices needs further improvement. Patient should be encouraged to do exercises, to improve cardiac reserve.


Keywords: Knowledge, Practices, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Patients, Educational Module


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,


Pages: 492 - 498

Knowledge and Practices Regarding Cardiac Rehabilitation among Patients in Selected Hospitals in a View to Develop Video Assisted Educational Module


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Swati C Kurane, Pravin Dani, Chandrahas Kurane, "Knowledge and Practices Regarding Cardiac Rehabilitation among Patients in Selected Hospitals in a View to Develop Video Assisted Educational Module", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20163458, Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016, 492 - 498, #ijsrnet

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