Volume 26, Issue 4 (10-2018)                   Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac 2018, 26(4): 267-274 | Back to browse issues page

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Falahinia G, Oshvandi K, Soltanian A R, Ghanbari Azarm Z. Comparison of the Effect of Patient Education Alone and Education with the Participation of the Main Caregiver of the Patient on Adherence with the Treatment Regimen in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure. Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2018; 26 (4) :267-274
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1610-en.html
1- Chronic Diseases (Home Care) Research Centre, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, School of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
4- MSc. Student, Department of Critical Care Nursing, Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , Ghanbariazarm64@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1343 Views)

Introduction: Adherence to treatment programs is a major challenge in patients with chronic illness. In the event of non-compliance, these patients will suffer from serious problems, including relapses and progression of disability and imposes great economic cost to the patient and the healthcare system.
This study has been designed for “comparing the effect of training on patient individually and with participation of his primary caregiver in home, on adherence to the treatment.
Methods: This study has been a quasi experimental study (Before and After Design) , that has been performed on 60 patients with heart failure. At first, patients were selected and then divided into two groups of 30, A (patient and primary caregiver) and B (disease individually) randomly. The training was performed in six 30-minutes sessions with same conditions in both groups. Data was collected by questionnaire before and six weeks after the intervention, and analyzed using SPSS16.
Results: There was no significant difference between two groups in demographic information. Also, there were no difference between two groups before the intervention (P>0.05), but average score of group of training with the participation of primary caregiver was more than the patient training individually after intervention.it means (P >0.05).
Conclusion: Studying the results shows that training with the participation of primary caregiver has been more successful in increasing adherence to treatment and family has been able to improve attendance of patient with health plan significantly, but even the presence of family members can’t increase the measurement of patient’s following in the area of health protection behaviors.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2016/10/9 | Accepted: 2018/03/16 | Published: 2018/03/16

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