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Asthma is an illness of the respiratory system wherein respiratory sections in which the lungs become over receptive and over-responsive. On account of this expanded affectability, lungs become aggravated when presented to certain aggravations, for example, cool air, smoke, and dust and so on Asthma causes irritation of the lungs and results in narrowing of the respiratory entries. The word asthma signifies "to inhale hard". As the name recommends, individuals with asthma experience issues in Breathing, Tightness of Chest and Wheezing. A quantitative pre-experimental one group research design was conducted among 60 patients with Bronchial Asthma. Convenient sampling technique was used to select samples. A structured questionnaire was used to collect demographic data and knowledge regarding home care management was assessed. The planned teaching program was given to the samples. After an hour, the knowledge was reassessed using the same structured questionnaire. The present study result states that there is a significant increase in the knowledge of the patients with bronchial asthma at p<0.001 level. This indicates that planned, structured teaching is the effective and easy method to improve knowledge among patient with bronchial asthma regarding homecare management that helps to relieve symptoms through non-pharmacological intervention which in turn has a good prognosis in bronchial asthma. 


Effectiveness Planned Teaching Programme Knowledge Home Care Management Bronchial Asthma

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Kalabarathi S, & Anjali S. (2020). Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding the home care management of Bronchial Asthma among patients. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 130-133.