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Evaluation of Conservative Nursing Measures among Patients with Lower Limbs Varicose Vein


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Aim: the study was carried out to evaluate the effect of conservative management on varicose veins signs and symptoms among patients with lower limb varicose vein. Methods; Design : quasi experimental design. Setting: The study was carried out at cardiovascular surgery, outpatient clinic, menofia university hospitals, menofia governorate, Egypt. Study subject: A convenient sample of 100 varicose veins patients were included in the study Tools for data collection: Interviewing questionnaire comprised of the following sections: SocioDemographic and medical data, Structured Knowledge sheet questionnaire regarding varicose veins, compliance to conservative treatment of varicose veins; and visual analog pain scale. Results; majority of studied sample were females and almost of them were married, there was a significant improvement of a mean total knowledge score post intervention than pre intervention about varicose veins with an obvious improvement of a mean total knowledge score of knowledge about using hydrotherapy. Conservative line of treatment of varicose veins is beneficial through it reducing presence of signs and symptoms reduce associated complications especially via continuous compliance. Conclusion: The study concluded that compliance with conservative measures of varicose veins was effectives for improving signs and symptoms as a protective measure for prevention of varicose veins and its complications. Recommendations: Enrichment of healthcare professionals regard to best conservative management of varicose veins is needed to decrease suffering of patients effectively and safely.

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Varicose Veins, Conservative Measures, Compliance.
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Authors

Hanan Ramzy Ahmed Atalla
Menoufia University, Egypt
Gehan H. Soliman
Menoufia University, Egypt
Warda Mohamed Henedy
Menoufia University, Egypt

Abstract


Aim: the study was carried out to evaluate the effect of conservative management on varicose veins signs and symptoms among patients with lower limb varicose vein. Methods; Design : quasi experimental design. Setting: The study was carried out at cardiovascular surgery, outpatient clinic, menofia university hospitals, menofia governorate, Egypt. Study subject: A convenient sample of 100 varicose veins patients were included in the study Tools for data collection: Interviewing questionnaire comprised of the following sections: SocioDemographic and medical data, Structured Knowledge sheet questionnaire regarding varicose veins, compliance to conservative treatment of varicose veins; and visual analog pain scale. Results; majority of studied sample were females and almost of them were married, there was a significant improvement of a mean total knowledge score post intervention than pre intervention about varicose veins with an obvious improvement of a mean total knowledge score of knowledge about using hydrotherapy. Conservative line of treatment of varicose veins is beneficial through it reducing presence of signs and symptoms reduce associated complications especially via continuous compliance. Conclusion: The study concluded that compliance with conservative measures of varicose veins was effectives for improving signs and symptoms as a protective measure for prevention of varicose veins and its complications. Recommendations: Enrichment of healthcare professionals regard to best conservative management of varicose veins is needed to decrease suffering of patients effectively and safely.

Keywords


Varicose Veins, Conservative Measures, Compliance.

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