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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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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part B

A Study to assess the knowledge regarding early identification of stroke and its management among general population who is seeking health care services in a selected hospital Bangalore with a view to develop an information pamphlet

Bincy Bernabas, Nidiya, Rosemaria and Olivia

Stroke is a clinical syndrome of rapidly developing signs of focal disturbance of cerebral function, which lasts more than 24 hours or may even lead to death. According to world census in 2019, there were 12.2 million incident cases of stroke, 101 million prevalent cases of stroke, 143 million due to stroke, and 6.55 million deaths from stroke [1]. Majority of stroke survivors continue to live with disabilities and the cost of ongoing rehabilitation and long term care are largely undertaken by family members which impoverish their families. So the study was conducted with the objectives as follows.
1.To assess the knowledge regarding early identification of stroke and its management
2.To determine the association between the knowledge on early identification of stroke and its management with selected variables
A descriptive cross- sectional approach was adopted and study was conducted among the general population between the age group of 18-50 years visiting OPD of SJMCH Bangalore. Self-structured questionnaire was administered to assess the knowledge about stroke. The result showed that 12.4% of population had excellent knowledge, 31.7% had good knowledge, 46.9% had average knowledge, 9.0% had poor knowledge.
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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
How to cite this article:
Bincy Bernabas, Nidiya, Rosemaria, Olivia. A Study to assess the knowledge regarding early identification of stroke and its management among general population who is seeking health care services in a selected hospital Bangalore with a view to develop an information pamphlet. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2023;5(2):86-89. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2023.v5.i2b.141
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