سوابق علمی و پژوهشی - دانشگاه علوم پزشکی فسا

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Azam Namdar
اعظم نامدار
(Azam Namdar)
MSc
دانشکده پزشکی, گروه پزشکی اجتماعی
a.namdar@fums.ac.ir

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Ameneh Marzban, Vahid Rahmanian, Azam Namdar, Marzieh Zamani, Date:2020-08-01
AuthorsAmeneh Marzban, Vahid Rahmanian, Azam Namdar, Marzieh Zamani
Date2020-08-01
Volume29
ISSUE11
Page(s)3226-36
DescriptionIntroduction: Health information seeking and knowledge acquisition play an important role in themanagement of chronic diseases such as hypertension. The purpose of this study was to determine theinformation sources used by hypertensive patients in self-management of patients referred to Jahrom...health centers.Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 396 hypertensive patients who were selectedby cluster sampling from six urban-rural health centers of Jahrom City in 2016. Data gathering toolwas a 17-question researcher-made questionnaire that was used after validation and reliability. Datawere analyzed using descriptive statistics and chi-square test by SPSS version 16 software.Results: 61.40% (243 patients) of patients with hypertension had information about their disease afterdeveloping hypertention. Most of their information sources were physicians and health workers60.02% (236 people), family and friends 31.12% (122 people) and other patients 25.8% (101 people)and mass media 24.51% respectively. 96 people). 35.4% (n = 86) of patients admitted that thisacquisition of knowledge has decreased their referrals to specialized levels The most importantreasons for not obtaining information in 35.29% (140 people) were difficulty and lack of access toinformation resources.Conclusion: The results of this study showed a relatively high and good knowledge of the patientsafter the disease. The most frequently used sources of information were physicians and healthworkers. Therefore, it is imperative that health professionals use effective ways of transmittinginformation to these people.Keywords: Information sources, Self-care, Hypertension, Knowledge