International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Cardiology Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 5.2 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program (STP) on Knowledge Regarding Preventive Precaution of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Procedure Complications among Patients Completed (PTCA) Procedure in selected Cardiac Hospitals at Guntur

Supriya Chinnam [2]

Abstract: Background: A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding post-operative complications among PTCA clients at selected hospitals, Guntur, A.P. It was conducted at SIMS College of Nursing, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of M.Sc. Nursing from Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Aim: To provide awareness of post-operative complications of PTCA patients. Research Design: Independent variables and observation of a type of statistical method to be used to interpret the data. The selection of the design depends upon the purpose of the study, the research approach, and the variables to be studied. Sample and sample size: The total sample size was 60, (30 PTCA clients for the experimental group and 30 for the control group). Result: The pre-test findings of the knowledge were, that the mean score of the control group was 11.2, for the experimental group was 12.46 and the standard deviation for the control group was 2.38 and for the experimental group was 2.15 whereas the post-test knowledge mean was 12.9 and 25.6 and standard deviation was 1.73 and 2.12 for control and experimental groups respectively. The obtained t value with regard to the knowledge (t=25.39) was highly significant at 0.01 level in the experimental group. Conclusion: From the data of statistical findings, the structured teaching programme was found to be effective in improving the knowledge regarding post-operative complications among PTCA clients.

Keywords: PTCA (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty), complications

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,

Pages: 1053 - 1054

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