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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
Knowledge regarding deep breathing exercises on respiratory function among asthmatic patients in Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

D Shankari, Latha P, A Sujatha and Dr. Indira S

Background: Breathing becomes difficult and complicated for patients with asthma. Breathing exercise are therapeutic exercises aimed to deep inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration. Breathing exercises help entire lung and keep chest muscles active. They allow to get more oxygen with each breath and to breathe with less effort. Breathing exercises also can reduce symptoms caused by anxiety and stress.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding breathing exercise among asthmatic patients.
Objectives: 1.To assess the level of knowledge regarding deep breathing exercise on respiratory function among asthmatic patients. 2. To find the association between level of knowledge regarding deep breathing exercise on respiratory function among asthmatic patients with their demographic variables.
Methodology: 60 Asthmatic patients admitted in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge on deep breathing exercises among asthmatic patients, 2(3.33%) had A+, 2(3.33%) had A, 6(10%) had B+, 24(40%) had B, 10(16.67%) had C, and 16(26.67%) had D grade.
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How to cite this article:
D Shankari, Latha P, A Sujatha, Dr. Indira S. Knowledge regarding deep breathing exercises on respiratory function among asthmatic patients in Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2019;1(2):12-14.
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