A Study to Assess Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) among Cardiac Patients Attending Out Patient Department in a Selected Hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand with a View to Develop Need-Based Education
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

A Study to Assess Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) among Cardiac Patients Attending Out Patient Department in a Selected Hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand with a View to Develop Need-Based Education

Vinay Kumar, Harleen Kaur, Priya J.P.N.

Heart is the vital pumping organ in human body. Cardiovascular disease occurs when there are any anatomical, physiological or pathological changes in normal and healthy structure of the heart and its blood vessels. Aim of the study was to evaluate the Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among cardiac patient. Methodology: A descriptive research design was used to assess the HRQO of Cardiac disease Patients, 158 samples were selected by purposive sampling technique and Data was collected by SF-36 tool (HRQOL) with Structured Interview method. Results: The finding shows that domains wise Mean and standard deviation of Physical functioning (39.04 + 12.07) General health (48.77 + 20.72) revealed below average HRQOL whereas Energy/fatigue (51.68 + 17.38), Emotional wellbeing (50.67 + 7.79) showed near average HRQOL while Role limitations-PH (53.45 + 40.41), Role limitations-EP (56.45 + 37.64), Social functioning (59.84 + 16.81), Pain (67.37 + 18.45) indicated better than average HRQOL. Conclusion: The findings of the study concluded that HRQOL of the cardiac disease patients were affected. Thus, health education programs are needed to enhance the knowledge about Causes, risk factor, sign symptoms and prevention which may help to reduce the mortality of cardiac disease and also improve the HRQOL.

Keywords: Health related quality of life HRQOL, Cardiac Patients

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Pages: 1088 - 1090

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Vinay Kumar, Harleen Kaur, Priya J.P.N., "A Study to Assess Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) among Cardiac Patients Attending Out Patient Department in a Selected Hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand with a View to Develop Need-Based Education", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20201973, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019, 1088 - 1090

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