54th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care
Bayero University, Nigeria
Title: Attitude of cardiac patients towards cardiac catheterization procedures in cardiology unit of Tanta University Educational Hospital, Egypt
Biography: Abdulmaleek Musa Aliyu
Cardiac catheterization is a valuable diagnostic procedure which does a Comprehensive examination of how the heart and its blood vessels function. One or more catheters are inserted through a peripheral blood vessel in the antecubital artery or vein and or femoral artery or vein with x-ray guidance. The present study aimed to assess the Attitude of cardiac catheterization procedures among cardiac patients in cardiology unit of Tanta Educational Hospital, Egypt. Fifty patients undergoing the procedure of cardiac catheterization were selected to participate in this study for two months. Single tools were used for collection of data that was necessary for this study as follows: Cardiac Patient’s Attitude Regarding Cardiac Catheterization Questionnaire. More than half of the study samples were female, illiterate, within the age range of 51years and above. 46% of the samples were married. 52% had previous history of cardiac catheterization and 56% got sources of knowledge and information about cardiac catheterization from health worker. 80% of the patient had positive attitude as regards to cardiac catheterization procedure hence, awareness of this procedure is the reason while cardiac patients had good positive attitude towards the catheterization procedure.