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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude towards Kidney Donation among Family Members of Chronic Renal Failure Patients Attending Haemodialysis Unit at Selected Hospitals of Bagalkot

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)

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Page : 874-878

Keywords : Effectiveness; Family members of chronic renal failure patient; kidney donation; Knowledge; Attitude; Socio-demographic variables;

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Introduction: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is irreversible and progressive reduction of functioning renal tissue.1 a living person gives one his or her kidney to someone else who has kidneys that are not working.2 Giving a kidney to someone who needs a transplant is a very important thing to do.3 Objective: 1) To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding kidney donation among family members of chronic renal failure patients. 2) To find out co-relation between knowledge and attitude towards kidney donation among the family members of chronic renal failure patients. Method: Pre-experimental, i.e. one group pre-test and post test design was used. The sample includes 50 family members. Convenient sampling technique was used. Data collected using structured knowledge questionnaire and self constructed attitude scale & analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: The calculated knowledge t value (t49=22.62, Pless than 0.05%) & calculated attitude t value (t49=31.29, Pless than 0.05%) hence planned teaching programme proved to be effective. The calculated ?r? value is (-0.1835) a statistically negative co-relation between knowledge and attitude. Conclusion: There was significant difference was found between the pre-test and post-test knowledge & attitude scores of family members after the administration of STP. Therefore study showed that STP was highly effective. & negative co-relation between knowledge and attitude.

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