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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 3
First page : ( 449) Last page : ( 459)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00094.6

Evaluation of Conservative Nursing Measures among Patients with Lower Limbs Varicose Vein

Atalla Hanan Ramzy Ahmed1,*, Soliman Gehan. H.1, Henedy Warda Mohamed2

1Assistant prof. of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt

2ecturer of lMedical Surgical Nursing Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt

*Corresponding Author Email: gehansoliman84@yahoo.com

Online published on 31 December, 2019.

Abstract

Aim

the study was carried out to evaluate the effect of conservative management on varicose veins signs and symptoms among patients with lower limb varicose vein

Methods; Design

quasi experimental design

Setting

The study was carried out at cardiovascular surgery, outpatient clinic, menofia university hospitals, menofia governorate, Egypt

Study subject

A convenient sample of 100 varicose veins patients were included in the study

Tools for data collection

Interviewing questionnaire comprised of the following sections: Socio-Demographic and medical data, Structured Knowledge sheet questionnaire regarding varicose veins, compliance to conservative treatment of varicose veins; and visual analog pain scale

Results

Majority of studied sample were females and almost of them were married, there was a significant improvement of a mean total knowledge score post intervention than pre intervention about varicose veins with an obvious improvement of a mean total knowledge score of knowledge about using hydrotherapy. Conservative line of treatment of varicose veins is beneficial through it reducing presence of signs and symptoms reduce associated complications especially via continuous compliance

Conclusion

The study concluded that compliance with conservative measures of varicose veins was effectives for improving signs and symptoms as a protective measure for prevention of varicose veins and its complications

Recommendations

Enrichment of healthcare professionals regard to best conservative management of varicose veins is needed to decrease suffering of patients effectively and safely.

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Keywords

Varicose veins, conservative measures, compliance.

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