Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal
Vol 2 No 2 (2021): Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal (BANRJ)

The Knowledge of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Among The Patients Under Tubercular Therapy in Teaching Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan

Shazia Yasmeen Leghari (Gult College of Nursing Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan)
Zubaida Parveen (Gult College of Nursing Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan)
Madiha Mukhtar (Gult College of Nursing Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan)

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Publish Date
31 Dec 2021


Tuberculosis is a significant medical issue in numerous pieces of the world. For legitimate administration, learning about Tuberculosis is essential among the patients under anti-tubercular treatment. This study aimed to assess the knowledge and perception about Tuberculosis in the DHQ teaching hospital of Dera ghazi khan. This study is a cross-sectional descriptive research design. A self-reported questionnaire was filled by 100 registered patients of the antidote therapy program. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data. The results showed 68.80% male, and41.60% females have known about the treatment of Tuberculosis. 72.50% male,41.60% female have known the diagnosis. 41.33% male and 24.33% female have known about prevention.65% male, and47% females have known signs and symptoms of Tuberculosis. Conclusions included that males have more knowledge about Tuberculosis than females and common source of knowledge among patients in the hospital.

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Health Professions Medicine & Pharmacology Nursing Public Health


Study on fundamentals of nursing. Development of nursing education. Clinical research on medical surgical nursing, critical care nursing, emergency nursing, maternity nursing, and pediatric nursing. Management in nursing. Dissemination of community health research on geriatric, family, and community ...