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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge regarding life style modifications among patients with coronary artery disease in NMCH, Nellore

Kanakalakshmi R, Latha P and Dr. Indira S Arumugam

Background: Coronary Artery Disease is a type of blood vessels disorder that in included in the general category of atherosclerosis. The Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) otherwise known as ischemic heart disease atherosclerosis of the coronary artery disease reduces blood flow to the heart. Coronary Artery Disease is caused by the build-up of fatty substances such as cadastral that collect along the lining of the coronary arteries in a process known as atherosclerosis.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding life style modifications CAD patients.
Objectives: 1.To assess the level of knowledge regarding life style modifications among patients with CAD. 2. To associate the level of knowledge regarding life style modifications among patients with CAD with social demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 CAD patients admitted in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge regarding life style modifications patients with CAD, 39 (39%) had poor knowledge, 50 (50%) had average knowledge and 11(11%) had good knowledge.
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How to cite this article:
Kanakalakshmi R, Latha P, Dr. Indira S Arumugam. A study to assess the knowledge regarding life style modifications among patients with coronary artery disease in NMCH, Nellore. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2019;1(2):06-08.
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