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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 14(4): 380-388 Back to browse issues page
THE EFFECT OF EDUCATION ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT IN EDUCATIONAL HOSPITAL OF URMIA
Nader Aghakhani1, Mehdi Torabi2, Vahid Alinejad3, Aniroda Broomand2, Alireza Nikoonejad 4
1- Assistant professor Urmia University of Medical Sciences
2- MSc in nursing Urmia University of Medical Sciences
3- Candidate of PhD in Statistics Tarbiat Moddares University
4- Assistant professor Qazvin University of Medical Sciences , nikoonejad.anikoo@gmail.com
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Received: 24 Jan, 2016; Accepted: 10 Apr, 2016

Abstract

Background & Aims: Diabetes is one of the health problems in the world with many complications like diabetic foot that can be resulted in gangrene and amputation, and it creates economic, and psychological problems which can reduce the quality of life. On the other hand, the effects of patient education as one of the nurses’ duties are emphasized. Therefore, the present study is carried out to compare the effects of patient education on life quality of life in the patients with diabetic foot ulcer in 2015.

Materials & Methods: This semi experienced cross-sectional study was carried out to study the quality of life in 136 patients with diabetic foot ulcer. In this study, simple sampling was used. The instrument for data gathering was diabetic foot scale questionnaire which is used for evaluation of the quality of life of diabetic foot ulcer patients. The experimental group received principled education via face to face and educational notebook. Ultimately, alterations in the quality of life in two groups were evaluated and compared. The data were analyzed through descriptive and ANOVA with using of SPSS software (version 18).

Results: Out of 136 patients with diabetic foot ulcer participating in this study, 72% were men and 28% women with the mean age of 53.58 years. The scores obtained in quality of life domains showed that a significant relationship was also found between age, sex, economic condition, level of education, and being married with QOL in both genders. There was a meaningful relationship between the experimental and control groups in the mean scores of some items of quality of life and overall quality of life after intervention (p< 0.05). 

Conclusion: According to the results of the study and positive impact of education on quality of life of those clients suffering from diabetic foots, the method of patient education can be provided effectively to prevent complications and delay of wound healing and treatment, and it can play a significant role in recovering the quality of life of the patients.

Keywords: Ulcer, Diabetes Mellitus, Quality of life
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Aghakhani N, Torabi M, Alinejad V, Broomand A, Nikoonejad A. THE EFFECT OF EDUCATION ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT IN EDUCATIONAL HOSPITAL OF URMIA. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 14 (4) :380-388
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Volume 14, Number 4 (Julay 2016) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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