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veiskarami A, Shamsi M, Roozbahani N, Ranjbaran M. Investigation effect of education based on Health Belief Model on adoption of Varicose vein preventive behaviors in nurses. ioh. 2018; 15 (2) :142-152
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2105-en.html
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education, school of health, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran , mohsen_shamsi1360@yahoo.com
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Background and aim : Professional nursing is a high risk of developing varicose leg. Threfore the aim of this study was to determine the effect of education based on health belief model on preventive behaviors of Varicose vein in nurses.
Methods: This is a quasi-experimental study that was carried out on 100 nurses were selected and divided randomly into two case and control groups. Participants in two stages (before and three months after treatment) were tested. Educational intervention through lectures, question and answer booklets were held. Data ghathering with questionnaire was a researcher made based on the health belief model and the data were analyzed with the use of statistical tests chi-suare, T-test, T-paredtest.
Results: Funding showed that 3 months after intervention, construct of health belief model significant difference in the intervention group compared to the control group (p<0.05). The mean performance score in case groups of 20 to 42 found a significant improvement (p<0.05).
Conclusion: The based on results of this study showed that an educational program Health Belief Model and activity education on the adoption of preventive behaviors among nurses Varicose vein effective, so that it is suggested training programs based on behavioral theory of alternative training programs is routine. Moreover the prevention techniques in the form of academic courses, educational content such as posters and films, holding conferences for the prevention of varicose veins.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Health Education
Received: 2017/05/11 | Accepted: 2017/12/24 | Published: 2018/07/11

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