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2017, 5(4): 28-35 Back to browse issues page
The effect of education on quality of life in people with unstable angina
Mohammadreza Jani1, Mohammadreza Razm-Ara *2, Mojgan Safapoor3, Soheila Miralijani3, Fatemeh Miri3
1- MSc, Master of Science in Critical Care Nursing School of Nursing and Midwifery, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
2- MSc, Master of Science in Nursing Faculty Member of Nursing Department, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran , reza.razmara69@gmail.com
3- BSN, Bachelor of Nursing School of Nursing and Midwifery, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
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Aim. This study was conducted to determine the effect of education on quality of life in people with unstable angina in Qa'en, Iran.
Background. Cardiovascular diseases are the most prevalent and important cause of death all over the world, which affect the patients' quality of life. These diseases create many problems for patients and a lot of cost for the society.
Methods. This study was an experimental study with pretest-posttest design and control group which was conducted on 60 patients in the cardiac care unit Shohada hospital located in the city Qaen, Iran in 2015. The recruited patients were divided randomly into control and intervention group. During 3-6 sessions of face-to-face training (1-2 sessions per day) lasting between 15-20 minutes, screenshots (in PowerPoint software) were used and the participants questions were abswered. The quality of life of the patients in both groups were measured at two stages, before education (for intervention group) and one month later. The instruments were demographic and quality of life questionnaires (SF36). Data were analyzed in SPSS, version 20.
Findings. There were a statistically significant difference between the groups in terms of the mean scores of quality of life in the following dimensions: general health (p=0.02), physical function (p=0.003), role limitation due to physical health (p=0.05), energy fatigue (p=0.01), emotional well-being (0.004), pain (p=0.007), and total quality of life (p=0.02) .
Conclusion. Education can be a useful method for improving quality of life in people with unstable angina patients.
Keywords: Quality of life, Education, Unstable angina
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Family-centered care
Received: 2016/01/19 | Accepted: 2017/07/16 | Published: 2017/08/28
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Jani M, Razm-Ara M, Safapoor M, Miralijani S, Miri F. The effect of education on quality of life in people with unstable angina. Cardiovascular Nursing Journal. 2017; 5 (4) :28-35
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فصلنامه پرستاری قلب و عروق Iranian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
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