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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Descriptive Study To Assess The Knowledge And Attitude On Foot Care Among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus With A View To Develop A Self Instructional Module On Foot Care.

G. Umamaheswari

Keywords : Knowledge, Attitude, Foot Care & Diabetes Mellitus

Citation Information : Umamaheswari G. A Descriptive Study To Assess The Knowledge And Attitude On Foot Care Among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus With A View To Develop A Self Instructional Module On Foot Care.. 2016; 9 (2):33-35.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-2-33

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the knowledge and attitude regarding foot care among diabetes mellitus patients. To correlate the knowledge and attitude on foot care among diabetes mellitus patients. Method: descriptive design, purposive sampling technique, questionnaire used to assess knowledge and 5 point Likert scale to assess the attitude on foot care activities among patients with diabetes mellitus. Result: Findings reveals that out 50 samples, 27 (54%) had moderately adequate on foot care and 33(66%) had neutral attitude regarding attitude on foot care activities. conclusion Education about diabetes is more important to improve the knowledge and attitude regarding footcare.


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