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HEIDARNIA A, DEHDARI T, GHOFRANIPOUR F, KAZEMNEJAD A, HEIDARNIA M. THE EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2005; 18 (4) :319-326
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-614-en.html

From the Department of Health Education & Biostatistics, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, I.R.lran. , Hidarnia@modares.ac.ir
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of the health education program to improve patient's health-related quality of life with coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Seventy patients in pre-operation were randomized into the study, with 35 patients in the experimental and 35 patients in the control group. The demographic information, Sf-36 and Nottingham Health ProfIle questionnaire were administered and fIlled out before surgery by seventy patients. Patients in the experimental group received the educational intervention. Educational intervention was according to Mico' s education planning model. For the second phase of Mico' s model, knowledge, attitude and function were measured in seventy patients by questionnaire before education. These patients were followed up to 1 month. Afterwards Sf- 36 and Nottingham Health Profile questionnaires were administered I-month after education to be filled out by patients again. SPSS and EXCEL softwares analyzed all data. Significant improvements in quality of life between the two groups, as measured by the Nottingham Health ProfIle, were seen in energy (p<0.00I), pain (p<0.006), emotional reaction (p<0.0000I), sleep (p
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Type of Study: Original Research: Clinical Science | Subject: Health

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