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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

A study to assess the knowledge on restless legs syndrome among perimenopausal women

Author(s):

Bhuvaneshwari, Srilehka BS, Susila S, Tabithal Rani J, Tamilarasi C

Abstract:

Introduction of Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move them. Individuals affected with the disorder often describe the sensations as throbbing, pulling, or creeping. The objective of the study to assess the level of knowledge on RLS among perimenopausal women, to associate the level of knowledge of RLS with selected demographic variables among perimenopausal women. Methods of A random sample of 100 women aged 40-80 years was selected from the general population. Re The result revealed in non-experimental research design shows 65% women have inadequate knowledge, 15% of women have moderate knowledge and 20% had adequate knowledge on restless legs syndrome. Method: An knowledge was chosen to assess the knowledge on restless leg syndrome among perimonopausal women. The present was conducted at kilacherry. 100 female who come under inclusion criteria were selected by purposive sampling technique; data was collected by using sociodemographic variable. A method of preparing the coriander seed extract was explained to the samples. They were asked to with quissonarie with all woman who had leg. syndrome between 40-75years. Result: The result revealed in non-experimental research design shows 65% women have inadequate knowledge, 15% of women have moderate knowledge and 20% had adequate knowledge on restless legs syndrome Conclusion: Thus the 20% woman have a adequate knowledge thus this study proves

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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences
How to cite this article:
Bhuvaneshwari, Srilehka BS, Susila S, Tabithal Rani J, Tamilarasi C. A study to assess the knowledge on restless legs syndrome among perimenopausal women. Int. J. Nurs. Health Sci. 2020;2(1):25-27. DOI: 10.33545/26649187.2020.v2.i1a.19