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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021
A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients among Care Givers in Selected Hospitals of Bagalkot
Daneshwari A. Koujalagi | Varesh G. Chilapur | Dr. Deelip S Natekar 
Abstract: Introduction: Stroke is the most common neurological disorders in adults and is the third leading cause of death, after cancer and heart disease. Stroke is a medical emergency and cause permanent neurological damage and death if not promptly diagnose, treated and leaves many of its survivors with physical and mental disabilities. Thus, creating a major social and economic burden. Objectives: 1) To assess the knowledge regarding rehabilitation of stroke patients among the Caregivers. 2) To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding rehabilitation of stroke patients among caregivers. 3) To find out the association between post-test knowledge scores with their selected socio demographic variables. Method: The pre-experimental, i. e. one group pre-test post test design was adopted for the present study. The sample includes 30 care givers of stroke patients from selected Hospitals of Bagalkot District. Using Non probability convenience sampling technique. Data collected using structured knowledge questionnaire & analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The mean percentage of knowledge scores of the care givers in the pre-test was 51.94% with mean and SD (18.7?3.33), whereas the mean percentage of knowledge scores in post-test was 70.16% with mean and SD (25.26?4.45). The paired ?t? test showed the significant difference in the knowledge of care givers of stroke patients regarding rehabilitation of stroke, after the administration of STP. Conclusion: A significant difference was found between the pre-test and post-test knowledge scores of care givers. The study showed that STP was effective in improving the knowledge of care givers of stroke patients regarding rehabilitation of stroke.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Care givers of stroke patients, Rehabilitation of stroke patient
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,
Pages: 1041 - 1044
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