International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022 | Rating: 5.3 / 10


A Study to Assess the Physical Health, Social Role Quality and Psychological Wellbeing among Hospitalized Patients after Heart Surgery

Grisha Clement | Prof. Sajeer Ali NC


Abstract: Background: Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease for example, coronary artery bypass grafting, correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation. The study attempts to assess the physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing among hospitalized patients after heart surgery in selected hospital of south Gujarat. The objectives of study were: To assess the physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery, to find the correlation between the physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery and to associate the physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery with selected demographic variables. The research design used in this study is Descriptive design. The research approach used in the study is quantitative approach. The sample consisted of 60 patients after heart surgery, selected by purposive sampling technique. Data was collected by structured questionnaire composed of questionnaire to assess physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing. The collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The result shows that the majority of the respondents are having moderate level physical health (51.67%), social role quality (51.67%) and psychological wellbeing (48.33%). In relation with physical health of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery mean, sd and mean percentage was 17.12, 5.57 and 57.07 respectively. In relation with social role quality of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery mean, sd and mean percentage was 15.70, 5.14 and 52.33 respectively. In relation psychological wellbeing of the hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery mean, sd and mean percentage was 15.42, 4.82 and 51.40 respectively. The chi-square value showing that there was an association of level of physical health, social role quality and psychological wellbeing of hospitalized patients after heart surgery with selected demographic variables.


Keywords: Physical health, social role quality, psychological wellbeing, patient, cardiac surgery


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,


Pages: 1200 - 1205


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