Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the effects that the structured pamphlet and education through tablets regarding the daily life management and disease nursing education program has towards pneumonia patients in compliance, and self-efficacy.
Methods: This study used the quasi-experimental study design based upon the nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design.
A total of 100 patients-50 patients who were hospitalized February 2020 as the control group and 50 patients who were hospitalized March 2020 as the experimental group – were used as material for the statistical analysis. These data were analyzed with a significance level of p<.05 using the SPSS WIN 21.0 program. Results: The patients’ compliance, and self-efficacy had no significance difference between the two previous scores, meaning homogeneity in the two groups. Through verifying the experimental group who had disease and daily-life managing nursing education will have higher scores in compliance (t=20.95, p<.001), and self-efficacy (t=17.24, p<.001) than the control group who had not received those education, were statistically significantly different leading to all hypothesis being supported. Conclusion: For improving pneumonia patients’ compliance, the methods should be simple, easy to understand, effective in numerous clinical situations, require constant education and reinforcement, and periodic nursing education program.
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