Compliance of Myocardial Infarction Patients with Therapeutic Regimen

Myocardial infarction is a major cause of death and disability worldwide and in Palestine as well. Acute myocardial infarction is considered the main cause of death among males 15-59 year old. Mortality rate from myocardial infarction is 18.7% in males and 7.7% in females worldwide. However, recently it has become evidenced that there are certain modifiable factors that may contribute to the occurrence of myocardial infarction. Such factors if recognized and acted upon may prevent myocardial infarction or its recurrence. The aim of this study; was to determine the effect of an educational program on compliance of myocardial infarction patients in Gaza Strip. Research design; Quasi-experimental design (pre-test/post-test) was used in this study. The study sample; consisted of 65 clients suffering from myocardial infarction who were selected randomly from cardiac outpatient clinics in Shifa and Nasser hospital in Gaza Strip. Tools for data collection included structured interviewing questionnaire that was used to collect data on sociodemographic characteristics, pretest and post-test questionnaire about patient’s knowledge and reported practices, then biochemical lipid profile levels

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