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nvj 2016, 3(8): 26-36 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between attitude and compliance in patients with heart failure
Sima Babaee , Zahra Shafiei *
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Introduction: Regarding to the increasing prevalence of heart failure and the significant role of attitude on compliance of treatment regimen, Objective: the present study is designed to determine the relationship between attitude and compliance in heart failure patients in 2010 Method: It was a descriptive cross-sectional study. The sample consisted of 90 patients with heart failure and referred to Isfahan University of medical sciences hospitals. Data was collected by attitude and compliance Questionnaires and analyzed using chi-square, independent t-test, Pearson correlation, Spearman by SPSS-PC (v. 18). Result: The overall score of attitude was 35.7±5.2 and total score of compliance was 25.2±3.9. The findings showed a direct relationship between attitude and compliance (p< 0.001); this means that by improvement of attitude, compliance increases and vice versa. Conclusion: With regard to the significant correlation between attitude and compliance in this study, it is suggested that nurses design and execute appropriate interventions to promote these patients’ attitude, and in this way help to improve their compliance.
Keywords: attitude, compliance, heart failure
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Received: 2016/06/28 | Accepted: 2016/11/5 | Published: 2016/12/20
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babaee S, shafiei Z. Relationship between attitude and compliance in patients with heart failure. nvj. 2016; 3 (8) :26-36
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