GENDER BASED DIFFERENCE IN QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY

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  • Mahwish Anwer Rana Department of Physical Therapy, Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan
  • Unaiza Batool Helping Hand Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Mansehra. Pakistan
  • Sarfaraz Khan Islamabad International Hospital & Research Centre, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Muhammad Tauqeer Akbar Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Imran Haider Department of Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Muhamad Kashif Khan Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Pakistan

Abstract

Objective: To determine the gender based differences in quality of life after phase II cardiac rehabilitation in post coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) Material & Methods: A Quasi experimental study was conducted Shifa international hospital (SIH) Islamabad from June 2017 to November 2017 (IRB&: 778-053-2017). The sample of n=30 participants (male = 15, female = 15), were collected through non-probability Convenient sampling method. Male and female participants between 45-60 years of age with coronary artery bypass graft surgery and completed phase I cardiac rehabilitation program were included in the study. To measure quality of life RAND 36-Item Health Survey was used at 0 week and after 8 week. Results: The mean age of study participants in female was 54.53±3.357 and male 55.60±5.20 years. The results showed that there post intervention significant improvement was observed in male than female regarding physical functioning (33.33±4.98 vs. 70±41.40, p=0.028).  Role limitation due to physical health also showed more improvement in male than female (MD=21.66). Role limitation due to emotional showed significant improve in females than male (26.66±45.77 versus 80±41.40, p=0.002). Conclusion: The study indicated that 8 week phase II cardiac rehabilitation programs had significant role in improving all domains of Quality of life (SF-36). But physical function, role limitation due to physical health and role limitation due to emotional problem were more improved in male as compare to female.


 


 


 


 


 

Author Biographies

Mahwish Anwer Rana, Department of Physical Therapy, Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan

Physical Therapist

Unaiza Batool, Helping Hand Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Mansehra. Pakistan

Research Associate

Sarfaraz Khan, Islamabad International Hospital & Research Centre, Islamabad Pakistan

Physical Therapist

Muhammad Tauqeer Akbar, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Pakistan

Consultant Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon

Imran Haider, Department of Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad Pakistan

Assistant Professor

Muhamad Kashif Khan, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Pakistan

Associate General Manager

Published
2019-12-31
How to Cite
RANA, Mahwish Anwer et al. GENDER BASED DIFFERENCE IN QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY. The Rehabilitation Journal, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 02, p. 131-136, dec. 2019. ISSN 2521-3458. Available at: <http://trjournal.org/index.php/TRJ/article/view/60>. Date accessed: 04 aug. 2020.

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