Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme Regarding Risk Factors and Prevention of Renal Failure Among Adults in Selected Hospitals at Bangalore, Karnataka.
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Chronic kidney disease is a global threat to health in general and for developing countries in particular, because therapy is expensive and lifelong. In India 90% of patients cannot afford the cost. Over one million people worldwide are alive on dialysis or with a functioning graft. Incidents of CKD have doubled in the last 15 years
To assess the existing knowledge regarding risk factors and prevention of renal failure among adults attending OPD. To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding risk factors and prevention of renal failure among adults attending OPD. To find out the association between posttest knowledge regarding risk factors and prevention of renal failure with their selected demographic variable
Materials and Methods
The research design selected for the study was pre experimental one group pretest and posttest design. Sixty adults were selected through convenient sampling techniques. The study was conducted at Sarvodaya Hospitals at Bangalore. The instrument used for the study was self-structured knowledge questionnaire
The result showed that there was a significant difference between pretest and posttest knowledge score and also revealed that there was significant association between knowledge and type of family
The result of the study has shown various implications on nursing practice, nursing education, nursing administration and nursing research
Thus from this study one can conclude that STP could be an effective strategy to improve the knowledge of adult regarding risk factors and prevention of renal failure.
Effectiveness, structured teaching programme, risk factors, prevention, renal failure, adults.