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Golchin M, Ghorbani A. Knowledge and practice on insulin self-injection procedure in diabetic patients at Qazvin diabetes unit. Journal of Inflammatory Diseases. 2008; 12 (1) :89-90
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¯Abstract The aim of present study was to determine the degree of knowledge and skills of diabetic patients on insulin self-injection procedure. This cross-sectional study was performed on 149 diabetic patients whose data were collected using a questionnaire for degree of knowledge and a check list for degree of insulin injection skill. The findings indicated that while only 27.5% of subjects were familiar with the proper knowledge, the degree of skills on self-injection procedure scored at proper (26/8%) and moderate (57/05%) levels among the patients. Statistically, significant relationships between knowledge and skills, skills and education level, and skills and job were found. The results highlight the areas where efforts to improve knowledge and practice may contribute to prevent the side effects of diabetes
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing

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