The Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Rehabilitation among Mastectomy Clients at Selected Hospitals, Hyderabad

Authors

  • M.Percis Paul1 , B.N.P. Kumari2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpn.v6i2.11184

Keywords:

: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Rehabilitation, Information Booklet.

Abstract

Introduction: Breast cancer cancers breast cancer is considered as the most dreadful disease knowledge
about post mastectomy rehabilitation places a major role. objectives: to assess the knowledge ,attitude and
practices of mastectomy clients, to find out the association between knowledge, attitude ,practice with their
back ground variables. Methodology: Non experimental research design to assess the knowledge, attitude
and practices of the clients, non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select 80 sample,
the study was conducted in selected cancer hospitals Hyderabad likert 3 point scale and practice check list
is used to assess the attitude and practices. Results: there is no significant association between knowledge
with their selected background variables, 76.3% had below average knowledge,78.8% had neutral attitude,
practice regarding rehabilitation,62.5%had average practice score.

Author Biography

M.Percis Paul1 , B.N.P. Kumari2

1
Asst.Professor, 2
Principal, Eashwari Bai Memorial College of Nursing, West Marredpally, Secunderabad,
Telangana

Published

2020-10-09