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المجلة العراقية الوطنية للعلوم التمريضية

ISSN: 18122388
الجامعة: جامعة بغداد
الكلية: التمريض
اللغة: Arabic and English

This journal is Open Access

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مجلة علمية تهتم بالبحوث التمريضية

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جدول المحتويات السنة: 2008 المجلد: 21 العدد: 2

Article
Assessment of Patients’ Compliance with Essential Hypertension

المؤلفون: Samer R. Alwey
الصفحات: 1-10
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الخلاصة

Abstract Objective: This study aims to asses the patients' compliance with essential hypertension in respect to antihypertensive medications, follow-up, dietary pattern and health habits, to identify the associated long-term complications, and to find out the relationship between patient's compliance, and demographic characteristics such as age, gender, level of education, and duration of disease. Methodology: A descriptive study was carried out in Nasiriyah Teaching Hospital to achieve presented objectives . Results: The results of the study revealed that there were a significant association between educational level and total patient's compliance, a significant association was found between the duration of disease and complications, the majority (63%) of the sample was non-complaint, most of them was males with low level of education and (70%) of them had complications. A greater number (21%) suffering from (Cerebrovascular accident). Recommendation: The research recommends that establishing well-equipped specialized hypertension clinics, educational program should be designed, antihypertensive drugs should be supported by government, antihypertensive medications must be obtained from the out patient clinic to avoid buying them from private pharmacies to maintain patients compliance, and further study can be conducted in Iraq to determine the impact of non-compliance of patients with essential hypertension.

الكلمات الدلالية

patients’ compliance --- essential hypertension --- complications


Article
Assessment of Personal Hygiene for Adults with Diabetic Foot

المؤلفون: Hussein H. Atia
الصفحات: 1-10
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الخلاصة

Abstract: Objective: The aim of the study is to assess the personal hygiene of adult patients with diabetic foot. Methodology: A descriptive study was carried out in Baghdad teaching hospital, Al-Karama teaching hospital and Al-Kindey teaching hospital for the period of 10/1/2006 to 1/9/2006. A purposive "non probability" sample of (100) patient. Questionnaire was constructed for achieving the purpose of the study. Data were collected through the application of the questionnaire and interview technique. Data were analyzed through descriptive statistical approach (frequency & percentage) and inferential statistical approach (chi-square & correlation) by using of SPSS. Results: The study results indicated that the range of age was between (56-60) year and most of them was male, married, read and write and the majority was smoking since (15) year ago and there is effect from personal hygiene on diabetic foot. Recommendation: The study recommended that educational programs should be constructed or designed for personal hygiene of patient newly diagnosed with diabetes, need for specialized nurses in the diabetic center and quit or reduce smoking.

الكلمات الدلالية

Personal hygiene --- adults diabetic foot

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