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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020
The Effectiveness of Exercise Package on Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Selected Respiratory Parameters among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in a Selected Hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Anbarasi.L | Priya J. P. N. | Harleen Kaur 
Abstract: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the primary respiratory conditions reduces the life span, major reason for morbidity that is associated with worsening the quality of lives on a global scale. The aim is to bring improvement in self care activity and selected respiratory parameters of the patient with COPD. The main purpose was to improve activities of daily living and respiratory function by exercise in COPD patients. Quantitative research approach and quasi – experimental, equivalent pre-test and post- test research design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise package on activities of daily living (ADL) and selected respiratory parameters among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a selected hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Total 70 samples, 35 in experimental group and 35 in control group were selected by purposive sampling technique. Data was collected with socio-demographic data, clinical profile, baseline data, Activities of daily living (ADL) rating scale. The findings of the study revealed that the mean post-test score of activities of daily living of was 57.05 ± 4.56 in experimental group and 45.58 ± 7.27 in control group. The study revealed that improving physical activities like doing less intensity exercise shows positive impact in day today life activities.
Keywords: COPD, ADL
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,
Pages: 1313 - 1316
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