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6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference

London, UK

Sun Xiao

Sun Xiao

Tongji University, China

Title: Survey of cognition of home caregivers on stroke related knowledge

Biography

Biography: Sun Xiao

Abstract

Background Home is the mainly place for patient to rehabilitation. Home caregivers take an important role in taking care of the stroke patients.The study was to know about cognition situation of home caregivers on stroke related knowledge Methods The method of questionnaire was used to know about the cognition of 103 cases of family caregivers about stroke induced factors,stroke onset symptoms and family first aid measures. Results The cognition of family caregivers on stroke induced factors was poor,especially that the behavior of type A and life stress will induce stroke.More than 50% family caregivers were lack of cognition on stroke onset “difficulty speaking”“headache unbearable”“suddenly vertigo”;More than 50% family caregivers were lack of cognition on stroke related home first-aid measures.There was statistical significant difference in cognition on stroke induced factors and pre-hospital delay factors among the home caregivers in different care time and job types(P <0.05). Conclusion The cognition of home caregivers of stroke patients is poor on stroke induced factors,stroke onset symptoms and pre hospital stroke family first aid measures,so it is necessary to develop suitable and effective health education aiming at home caregivers in the extension of nursing service.
It was necessary to point out that diversity ways of the health education such as lectures, brochures, video, etc. could meet demands for home caregivers from different age, educational level,etc.