International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.1 / 10

Effectiveness of Care Bundle on Health Practices among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Athira Rajan | Dr. Betty P Kunjumon

Abstract: The present study investigated the effectiveness of care bundle on health practices among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a selected tertiary care hospital, Kottayam. A quantitative approach with quasi experimental pretest posttest control group design was used for the study. The study was theoretically supported by Roy?s adaptation model. A total of 70 patients, each 35 in control and experimental group, were selected for the study using non probability purposive sampling technique. The data were collected using socio personal and clinical data sheet and rating scale to assess the reported health practices. The purpose of the study was explained to the subjects as well as to the informant and informed consent was obtained on the day 1. Socio personal and clinical data were collected on the same day after establishing a rapport with the informants. Pretest was conducted by using health practice rating scale when the condition become stable. Patients in the control group received routine care. Post test was conducted in control group after which 35 subjects for the experimental group were selected. The intervention, care bundle was given to the experimental group. After two weeks of pretest, post test was conducted for both control experimental group by using health practice rating scale. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics The results of the study revealed that the care bundle had significant effect on improving health practice (p< 0.01) among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Keywords: Care bundle, health practices, patients with COPD

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,

Pages: 1748 - 1750

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