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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014
Fractured Patient's Knowledge Regarding Care and Treatment
Abstract: Fifty consecutive patients of fracture attending in and outpatient services at Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital and Research, Nerul, Navi Mumbai were interviewed using questionnaire to determine how well informed they are about their disease. Methodology: A cross-sectional survey was conducted through questionnaire regarding definition, classification, causes, clinical manifestation, complication, care and emergency management of fracture. Findings- majority of patients had, awareness of home care, emergency care, dietary care in context to fracture. Conclusion- Sincere and sustained efforts are required to impart health education to the patients and help them to participate in the self-management plans for fracture.
Keywords: KNOWLEDGE, TREATMENT, CARE, PATIENT, FRACTURE
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014,
Pages: 1178 - 1181