Home Self-Care Management Program for Patients with Open Heart Surgery in Kalyubia Governorate

Shimaa Abd EL Aziz, Yousry Risk, Mahbouba Abd El-Aziz, Hedya Mohy El-Deen
2017 Menoufia Nursing Journal  
The purpose of this study was to evaluate home self -care management program for studied patients with open heart surgery in Kalyubia Governorate. Design: A Quasi experimental design was utilized for this study. Setting: The study was conducted at Chest &Heart Surgical Outpatient Clinic in Benha University Hospital to collect the sample and followed by home visits. The sample study involved 70 patients who had open heart surgeries. Two instruments were used in the study: A structured
more » ... ructured questionnaire was used by the researcher to collect data above. These studies recommended that home self-care program should be designed to support and provide follow up care for open heart patients in outpatient clinics by a specialized team in order to prevent complication, improve knowledge & practices.
doi:10.21608/menj.2017.129102 fatcat:thacm4me55hgpmeubnvfi6c3gu