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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 131) Last page : ( 134)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00029.4

A Prospective Study on Assessment of Quality of Life in Women Pre Operative and Post Operative Hysterectomy Patient in Gynaecology Department of A Tertiary Care Hospital

Joseph Praveen, Krishna A. Gokul, Kumar S. Sathesh*

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Vels University, Chennai-600117, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sathesh2000@gmail.com

Online published on 29 April, 2017.


The study was about the assessment of quality of life in women pre operative and post operative hysterectomy patient. It's a prospective study carried out in 1 year (July 2015 to June 2016). The study was carried out in 300 bedded tertiary care hospitals. The department selected for the study was gynaecology. The patient underwent hysterectomy surgery were selected. A patient information form has been prepared to inform the patient about the purpose and necessity of the study. The quality of life was evaluated using questionnaire. There are two set of questionnaires. Pre operative questionnaire before surgery and post operative questionnaire after surgery were given to the patient's. There are score's given to each question. Per operative and post operative has been compared. The study population was about 50. Quality of life score before hysterectomy mean standard deviation value 14.34694±3.755546 and after hysterectomy mean standard deviation value 8.693878±3.70991 p value < 0.0001A significantly lower score was observed in patients after hysterectomy surgery. Quality of life scores showed a statistically significant p value<0.05 with 95% confidence interval. By comparing with before hysterectomy surgery after hysterectomy surgery quality of life was improved by decreasing the complication and score.



Hysterectomy, Pre-operative, Tertiary care hospital, Quality of life, Prospective study, Gynaecology, Questionnaire, Post operative.


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