A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Individual Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Default of Tuberculosis Treatment Among Newly Diagnosed Cases Visiting to Tuberculosis Centre at Selected Hospitals of Vijayapur District

Authors : Prithviraj Paranaka; Jayashree Pujari; Suchitra A Rati; Santosh Indi; Akash; Anil Padaganur

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 6 - June

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6825082

Tuberculosis (TB) 100% curable is one of the major public health problems that is the leading cause of death among adults. Almost a third of the world's population has been infected. Default is one of the unfavorable outcomes for patients on DOTS and represents an important challenge for the control program.  Aim: The present study was aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of individual teaching program on prevention of default tuberculosis treatment among newly diagnosed cases.  Design: A pre experimental –one group pre and post test design conducted at TB hospitals of Vijayapur.  Methods and Materials: Quantitative, evaluative research approach with pre – Experimental research design was adopted for the present study. 50 newly diagnosed tuberculosis cases were selected by using convenient sampling technique. The knowledge was assessed by using structured knowledge questionnaires. Frequency, percentage, Mean and standard deviation, chi square test and t test was used for statistical analysis.  Result: Individual Teaching Programme was effective in increasing student’s knowledge regarding MDRT and it was observed that paired mean pre-test post-test is - 20.740 where as standard deviation is 7.2829 the calculated value is less than (<0.0001). Conclusion: Individual Teaching Programme can be a better prevention of default of tuberculosis treatment among newly diagnosed cases of tuberculosis

Keywords : Tuberculosis, Default Tuberculosis, Prevention, Knowledge, Newly Diagnosed Cases.


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