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Diabetic Foot Care:A Study


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A study to assess the level of knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients at selected Hospital, Coimbatore. Convenient sample of 50 samples were selected for this study. Initially data collection was conducted to assess the knowledge and practice of diabetic patients regarding diabetic foot care was assessed by using questionnaire. Health education was given to sample using pamplet. Thus, structured educational programme can be implemented as an effective intervention in improving the knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients.

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Diabetic Foot Care.
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Authors

V. Sangeetha
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India
P. Sankari Nandhini
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India
M. Saraswathy
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India
D. Sasmitha
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India
T. Senthilkumar
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India
R. Deepa
Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore, India

Abstract


A study to assess the level of knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients at selected Hospital, Coimbatore. Convenient sample of 50 samples were selected for this study. Initially data collection was conducted to assess the knowledge and practice of diabetic patients regarding diabetic foot care was assessed by using questionnaire. Health education was given to sample using pamplet. Thus, structured educational programme can be implemented as an effective intervention in improving the knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients.

Keywords


Diabetic Foot Care.

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