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Document Type : Original

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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Department of Heart Surgery, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

10.22034/ijnc.2022.6.3

Abstract

Introduction: Health promotion is the main consequence of adherence to treatment, which in itself can have other consequences in a series that ultimately improve the patient's quality of life. Therefore, considering the importance of adherence to treatment in the health and quality of life of cardiac surgery patients, the present study was conducted to determine the adherence status of coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients admitted to the cardiac surgery ward of Shahid Madani Hospital in Tabriz.

Material and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed in Shahid Madani Hospital (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences) with the participation of 70 patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in 2019 and their adherence to treatment was assessed.

Results: Correlation between areas of adherence to treatment in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery shows a significant relationship between all areas (p=0.0001); Except for the scope of treatment diligence in treatment implementation and the scope of willingness to participate in treatment with commitment to treatment, there is no significant relationship.

Conclusion: The results showed that patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery try to coordinate treatment with their living conditions and treatment recommendations that are more understandable when and how and are more in line with financial conditions, more willingly and more importantly.

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