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A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Breathing Exercises among Asthmatic Clients in Selected Hospital of Moradabad

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)

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Page : 47-51

Keywords : STP; Structured teaching program; Buteyko breathing; Diaphragmatic breathing;

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Background of the study: This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of STP to have knowledge of breathing exercises as a complementary therapy in bronchial asthma among selected client at Cosmos hospital of Moradabad. Asthma is a most common respiratory disease. Asthma works in two ways, it that causes the airways to become inflamed (the body?s response to injury and infection, and it causes small tubes of the airways to tighten (called airways obstruction). Breathing exercises have been used to treat people with asthma as a way of controlling the symptom of asthma without medication. People use various breathing techniques to change their breathing pattern. Objectives: The main objective of the study is to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding breathing exercises among asthmatic clients. Methods: Quasi experimental design was adopted. The study was conducted among 60 asthmatic clients who are suffering with bronchial asthma 30 in experimental group and 30 in control group in Cosmos hospital, Moradabad, (U. P) Purposive sampling technique was used to select the samples. The investigator 1stintroduced herself to the client and developed friendly relationship with them. The pre - test was conducted with the questionnaire given to the client regarding knowledge of bronchial asthma and breathing exercises and on 7th days the post - test was conducted by using the self - structured questionnaire. Results: The tool consists of three sections. Section A consists of demographic data, Section B comprised of 25thitems to assess the knowledge. The data obtained was analyzed and interpreted in terms of the objectives, Section - C STP on knowledge regarding bronchial asthma and breathing exercises in asthmatic clients. The findings of the study revealed that there was a marked increase in the overall knowledge score of post - test than pre - test score which represents the effectiveness of structured teaching programme. Thus the structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of asthmatic clients with breathing exercises of bronchial asthma. On the basis of findings the investigator concluded that the STP has improved the knowledge of the patients with bronchial asthma and breathing exercises.

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