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:: Volume 25, Issue 4 (Bimonthly 2021) ::
Feyz 2021, 25(4): 1109-1117 Back to browse issues page
A survey on the knowledge and performance of patients' companions about primary measures in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Mansour Dianat , , hoseyn Akbari , Mahmonir Karimian
Kashan University of Medical Sciences , monirekarimian20@gmail.com
Abstract:   (966 Views)
Background: Patient's companions in the early minutes of symptoms plays an important role in the prognosis of the disease and its mortality in acute coronary syndrome. This study aimed to determine the knowledge and performance of patients' companions about primary measures in patients with acute coronary syndrome referred to Kashan Shahid Beheshti Hospital in 2020.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 400 companions of patients with acute coronary syndrome referred to Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Kashan in 2020 who were selected by continuous sampling method. Level of knowledge and performance of the companions was collected using researcher-made questionnaires with the guidance of the researcher. The collected data were analyzed using Chi-Square and Exacta Fisher and Pearson Correlation Coefficients tests.
Results: The results showed that average age of the samples was 40.42±11.67 years. Most of the studied companions were female (62.9%), housewives (52.7%) and first-degree relatives (93.5%). Most of them (40.5%) were under diploma and mostly lived in urban areas (89.1%). Knowledge of most of the participants in the study about the necessary initial measures in the face of patients with acute coronary syndrome at a good level (54.3%) ,but performance level was undesirable (36.1%). There was a significant relationship between knowledge and performance of the companions (r=0.043) (P=0.005). Also, there was a significant relationship between knowledge and performance of the companions with their age and educational level.
Conclusion: Despite the good knowledge level of the studied units, their performance in dealing with patients was at an undesirable level.
Keywords: Knowledge, Performance, Patients' companions, Acute coronary syndrome
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: medicine, paraclinic
Received: 2021/03/15 | Revised: 2021/10/18 | Accepted: 2021/08/24 | Published: 2021/10/2
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dianat M, akbari , H, karimian M. A survey on the knowledge and performance of patients' companions about primary measures in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Feyz 2021; 25 (4) :1109-1117
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