Quality of Life among Post Acute Myocardial Infarction Patient

Quality of Life among Post Acute Myocardial Infarction Patient

Authors

  • B.Thiruvisaakachelvy A/P Beemaiah ILKKM Sungai Buloh
  • Norazlin Ab Manap ILKKM Sungai Buloh
  • Kamarulridzuan Bin Md Khalid ILKKM Sungai Buloh
  • Mohd Nooramirul Bin Alias ILKKM Sungai Buloh
  • Nurfadhilah Bt Jamaludin ILKKM Sungai Buloh

Keywords:

Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme, quality of life, post myocardial, intervention, ami patient

Abstract

Introduction: Quality of life (QOL) among post Acute Myocardial Infarction patients are totally disturbed once diagnosed as a disease. Objective: This study was conducted to measured quality of life (QOL) among post-acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patient. Methods: Cross-sectional study design was selected, whereby data applied random selection. A total of seventy-nine respondents were recruited in this study. The time frame for the data collection was within four months from April 2018 until August 2018 in Cardio Clinic Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Data collection tool that was adopted WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire. Findings: It was reported post AMI patients experience high level of satisfaction in physical health, environment and social relationship while perceived moderate level satisfaction in psychological. Other demographic data such as age, marital status and income showed there is no significant relationship between QOL. In additionally, post AMI patient must join Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme (CRP) to improve their QOL in future and perform daily activities as before diagnosis. The rehabilitation can have positive result on various aspects of life. Thus we conclude, as a health care provider we must provide information, adequate knowledge and encourage post AMI patient to attend CRP to improve their QOL.

Published

2019-05-20

How to Cite

Beemaiah, B. A. B., Ab Manap, N., Md Khalid , K. B. M. K., Alias, M. N. B. A., & Nurfadhilah Bt Jamaludin. (2019). Quality of Life among Post Acute Myocardial Infarction Patient: Quality of Life among Post Acute Myocardial Infarction Patient. ILKKM Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 1(1), 20-24. Retrieved from http://rig.ilkkm.org.my/journal/index.php/rig/article/view/10