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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019
Effectiveness of Discharge Plan on Knowledge regarding Postoperative Selfcare Management of Women after Abdominal Hysterectomy
Preeti Shukla  | Upma George | J Mano Ranjani
Abstract: Abdominal hysterectomy is a surgical procedure which is used for treatment of these (uterine fibroids, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, uterine cancer and uterine tumor). After the abdominal hysterectomy women are not maintain her selfcare, discharge plan can play a important role so that their knowledge modified and improve the knowledge related to postoperative selfcare after abdominal hysterectomy. Method: One group pre and posttest research method was selected.42 postoperative women selected from total enumerative sampling technique. Purpose of the research report was to enhance the knowledge related to post-operative selfcare management after abdominal hysterectomy. Informed and written agreement was obtain from the postoperative women. Data was collected by administering tool and discharge planning was administered. Tool was prepared by the researchers. After seven days posttest was taken. Results: Study finding shows that in pre-test out of 42 women 61.90 % having good knowledge followed by 19.04 % average and 19.05 % very good knowledge regarding postoperative selfcare management after abdominal hysterectomy. After discharge plan majority of women 80.95 % had very good knowledge followed by good knowledge 19.05 %. The mean post-test learning level 20.19±8.93 was high than the mean pre-test learning level 15.76±2.7. From the finding of study it can be concluded that, discharge plan on postoperative selfcare management was effective to improve the learning of women.
Keywords: Discharge plan, Knowledge, Abdominal Hysterectomy, Postoperative Women
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019,
Pages: 1077 - 1079