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Volume 4 Issue 1 (Jan.- March) 2021

Original Articles


Impact of Educational Intervention by Nurses on Self Administration of Insulin among Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Selected Hospitals at Bathinda District

Chamandeep Kaur, S. R. Gajendra Singh

Backgrund of Study: Diabetes mellitus is a multisystem disease related to abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization or both. Diabetes mellitus is a serious health problem throughout the world. Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus client multiple daily doses of insulin need to be injected into the subcutaneous tissue to achieve glycemic control, which has been shown to be an essential condition to prevent acute and chronic complications of this disease. So this study to assess the Effectiveness of planned teaching on self-administration of insulin for patients with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, receiving insulin through subcutaneous route in selected hospital of Bathinda District, Punjab. Material and Method: The Quantitative research approach is adopted and Pre-experimental one-group pre-test post-test design was used. The study sample size total 200 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Patients, receiving insulin through subcutaneous route in selected hospital of Bathinda District, Punjab.Non probability convenient sampling method was used to select the sample for the study. Results: Pre-Test Knowledge majority of 117(58.5%) had average knowledge scores and rest of 68(34.0%) had Below Average Knowledge and 15 (7.5%) Good Knowledge regarding self-administration of insulin. Post -Test Knowledge majority of 165(82.5%) had Good Knowledge scores and rest of 35(17.5%) had Average Knowledge and 0 (0%) below average knowledge regarding self-administration of insulin. Pre-test knowledge mean score 1.74 Standard Deviation was 0.589. Post-test knowledge means score 2.83 Standard Deviation was 0.381. Mean differences and DF 199. The t calculated valve 21.491. There is a significant difference between Pre-test knowledge and Post-test knowledge scores (t= 21.491. p<0.001). Conclusion: The insulin dependent diabetic patient has inadequate knowledge and hence by teaching strategy and the pamphlet which i distributed regarding insulin dependent diabetes was more effective for the clients. Thus in future this kind of study can be replicated to the large group of sample and in the community setting also.

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