Effectiveness of an Instructional Program on Hypertensive Patients’ Knowledge toward Prevention of Cerebral Vascular Accident at Al-Razi Center in Al-Basra City

Authors

  • Khadija Mohammed Jassim 1, Suad Jassim Mohammed2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1600

Keywords:

Hypertensive, Prevention, Cerebral Vascular Accident.

Abstract

Introduction: Stroke is a neurological condition that is one of the leading causes of death and disability

in many low and middle income countries. However, many adjustable risk factors have become important.

High blood pressure is the most common stroke risk factor globally as well as in our country, Basra.

Objectives: To assess knowledge of patients with hypertension concerning prevention of cerebral vascular

accident. To construct an instructional program for patients with hypertension concerning prevention of

cerebral vascular accident. To evaluate the effectiveness of an instructional program on the knowledge of

patients with hypertension concerning prevention of cerebral vascular accident. To know the association

between level of knowledge the association between level of knowledge concerning prevention of cerebral

vascular accident and socio-demographic variables.

Methodology: : A quasi- experimental design (two group pre- test and post-test) was conducted in the

present study which is carried out at

Al-Razi Center in Al-Basra City from 8th of September 2019, to 16th of March, 2020. A non – probability

(purposive) sample of (60) patients with hypertension were selected.

Conclusion: There is significance need for educational program between (residency, type of family, duration

of illness, habits and regularity of hypertension treatment) to prevention serious complication which stroke.

Author Biography

Khadija Mohammed Jassim 1, Suad Jassim Mohammed2

1 M.Sc. Student, College of Nursing, University of Basra, 2 Prof Dr., College of Nursing, University of Baghdad

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Khadija Mohammed Jassim 1, Suad Jassim Mohammed2. (2020). Effectiveness of an Instructional Program on Hypertensive Patients’ Knowledge toward Prevention of Cerebral Vascular Accident at Al-Razi Center in Al-Basra City. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1406-1411. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1600