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J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci 2009, 11(3): 77-84 Back to browse issues page
The effect of progressive muscle relaxation program (PMR) on anxiety of patients undergoing coronary heart angiography
SeyedMohammad Afzali * , Reza Masoudi , Shahram Etemadifar , MohammadTaghi Moradi , Jafar Moghaddasi
Lecturer, Nursing Dept., Shahrekord Univ. of Med. Sci. Shahrekord, Iran , masoodi1383@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: Coronary heart disease is major cause of death in the world. One of the diagnostic tests for coronary patients is catheterization which leads to stress and anxiety in most patients. Progressive muscle relaxation program (PMR) is no drug interventions to reduce anxiety in patients. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of PMR on anxiety of patients undergoing for coronary artery angiography. Methods: This pre-post semi-experimental research was performed on 146 patients referred to the Shahid Rajaei heart hospital in Tehran for angiography. Progressive muscle relaxation program was prepared on a CD and was delivered to the patients. The anxiety was evaluated using a questionnaire before and after starting the program. Data were analyzed by using statistical tests such as Chi-square and paired-t tests. Results: No significant statistical relation was seen between age marital status and history of disease with anxiety agents (P>0.05). Demographic characteristics of patients showed a significant statistical relation between educational status economic status and occupational status and history of admission to hospital with anxiety agents (P
Keywords: : Anxiety Angiography Education Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR).
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Received: 2011/06/2
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Afzali S, Masoudi R, Etemadifar S, Moradi M, Moghaddasi J. The effect of progressive muscle relaxation program (PMR) on anxiety of patients undergoing coronary heart angiography. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2009; 11 (3) :77-84
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