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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44005

Effect of Learning Instructional on Therapeutic Regimen Compliance and Self-Efficacy among Patients with Myocardial Infarction

Mohamed Hebeshy Abdelgayed Hebeshy, Nadia Mohamed Taha, Fathia Attia Mohamed, Aida Ahmed Mohamed


Myocardial Infarction is one of the most common heart diseases. Health learning instructions can improve the therapeutic regimen compliance and self-efficacy among patients with MI. Self-efficacy is an individual’s confidence in one’s ability to manage disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of learning instructional on therapeutic regimen compliance and self-efficacy among patients with MI. Research design: A quasi experimental research design was used. Setting: The study was conducted at outpatient cardiac clinics at Zagazig University Hospitals. The study sample composed of fifty adult patients, purposeful selected from both sexes. Tools: Four Tools were used for data collection, pertinent as follow: Patient interviewing assessment questionnaire, an observational checklist, Patients' compliance assessment Questionnaire and Chronic disease Self- Efficacy Scale. Results: revealed that, Majority of the studied patients were male, 62% aged from53 to 63 years and 72% having co-morbid disease mainly hypertension and diabetes mellitus. There were statistically significant improvements in patients’ knowledge, patients’ practice, patients’ therapeutic regimen compliance and self-efficacy post intervention phase. Conclusion: The learning instructional had a positive effect on improving therapeutic regimen compliance and self-efficacy among studied patients with MI through the enhancement of their knowledge and practices. Recommendations: Regular follow - up for all patients with MI to evaluate their health conditions and detect the complications early.


Compliance, Learning instructional, Myocardial infarction, Self-Efficacy and Therapeutic Regimen

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