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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2011, 10(5): 1216-1227 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Video Education on Reduction of Post ETC Complications
Mostafa Najafi, Sedigheh Tavakoli , Forozan Ganji, Azita Rostami
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Introduction: ECT is an effective and unknown treatment in the psychiatric diseases for which the patients and their families have an illogical fear. Horror of brain injury due to ETC is always with the patients . This study is to investigate the effect of video education on decrease of ECT complications. Methods In this blind study ,the patients were given necessary education about ECT through a video film made by researcher and his team (about 25 minutes of lenght) before ETC by the personnel. Then,after the first session , during all other sessions and, at the last session,related questionnnaires were filled after patients were examined by the researcher.Each of the experiment and control group contained 30 samples. Results: The mean of total ETC complications in the first stage was 2 ,the second stage 1.9 , the third stage1.3 the forth stage1.3,the fifth stage 0.6 and the sixth stage it was 1.In educated and non educated groups in the first stage 2.3, the second 2.6,the third 1.9,the forth 2,the fifth 2.7 and the sixth it was 2.2.Education has somehow decreased the complications in stages 2,4,5 and 6 of ECT.There was a significant difference between reduction of headache in stage 5 of ETC and education,between memeory reduction disorder in stages 2 and 5 of ETC and education and finally between reduction of vomiting in stages 2 and 5 of ETC and education. Conclusion:Regarding the association between reduction of complications with education and its further reduction with repitition of watching the educational film,this study is counted as a valuable study which is recommended to be conducted with more samples and facilities.
Keywords: Video education, ECT complications
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Received: 2011/05/12 | Accepted: 2011/08/6 | Published: 2011/02/15
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Najafi M, Tavakoli S, Ganji F, Rostami A. Effect of Video Education on Reduction of Post ETC Complications. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2011; 10 (5) :1216-1227
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