Effect of Lifestyle Modification Module on Patients’ Compliance Postoperative Bariatric Surgery

Authors

  • Ahmed Elsayed Ibrahiem
  • Salwa Samir Kamel
  • Asmaa Abdel Rahman Abdel Rahman
  • Amr Hamed Afif

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2644

Keywords:

Postoperative bariatric surgery, lifestyle modification, patient’s compliance.

Abstract

Background: Obesity is a grave public health threat, more serious even than the opioid epidemic. It is
associated with increased risk of several chronic diseases. Bariatric surgery is an effective and safe technique
for the treatment of morbid obesity and co-morbidities related to obesity.
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of lifestyle modification module on patients’ compliance
postoperative bariatric surgery.
Method: A quasi experimental design was utilized for the study. A purposive sample of 104 patients with
postoperative bariatric surgery who are selected according to certain inclusion criteria.
Results: There was significant improvement in patients’ compliance post implementation of lifestyle
modification module where the pre compliance mean score was 21.04±8.07 and the post mean score was
33.59±8.34.
Conclusions: Lifestyle modification module has positive effect on improving patients’ compliance postoperative bariatric surgery. This demonstrates that the module is an effective intervention for postoperative
counseling to improve bariatric surgery outcomes.

Author Biographies

Ahmed Elsayed Ibrahiem

Assistant Lecturer,Medical Surgical Nursing
Department, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University,
Cairo, Egypt

Salwa Samir Kamel

Professor

Asmaa Abdel Rahman Abdel Rahman

3Assistant Professor, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing,
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Amr Hamed Afif

General Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine,
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Ahmed Elsayed Ibrahiem, Salwa Samir Kamel, Asmaa Abdel Rahman Abdel Rahman, & Amr Hamed Afif. (2021). Effect of Lifestyle Modification Module on Patients’ Compliance Postoperative Bariatric Surgery. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 52-57. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2644

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