Volume 15, Number 5 (7-2016)                   ijdld 2016, 15(5): 320-329 | Back to browse issues page


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Varvani Farahani P, Hekmat pou D, Rezvanfar M R, Talaei A. Comparing The Effect Of Multimedia Education With Live Successful Experiments On Quality Of Life In Type 2 Diabetic Patients. ijdld. 2016; 15 (5) :320-329
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1- Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
2- Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran , dr_hekmat@arakmu.ac.ir
3- Professor-Faculty Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
4- Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
Abstract:   (1933 Views)

Background: Noticing to high prevalence and complications rates of Diabetes Mellitus and its effect on quality of life, and also considering low quality of life, can cause low self-care and increase complications among these patients. The goal of this study is comparing the effect of multimedia education with live successful experiments on quality of life in type 2 diabetic patients.

Methods: This is a semi experimental study. First 160 type 2 diabetic patients were selected First 160 type 2 diabetic patients were selected and then randomly allocated into two tests and one control groups. Research tools were self-statement demographic and WHO-QOL Brief questionnaires which were completed before interventions. For first test group educational classes with multimedia method (group discussion, educational film and slides) were hold in 5 sessions each in 45 minutes. For second test group education was based on narrating of live successful experiments by the patients who controlled their diabetes and answer to questions of the patients. After 3 month WHO-QOL Brief questionnaires which were completed again. All data were analyzed with SPSS version 20 software.

Results: There was no significant difference in means of quality of life among three groups before interventions (p= 0.194). There was significant difference in means of quality of life among three groups after interventions (p= 0.04). There were significant differences between the means of quality of life in first test group (P≤0.001) and second test group (P≤0.001) before and after interventions.

Conclusion: Qualities Of Life in first and second test group were increased more than control one. 

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/09/9 | Accepted: 2016/04/11 | Published: 2016/11/22

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