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This study aims to develop a web-based epilepsy education program for adolescents with epilepsy and their parents and to evaluate the efficacy of eb-based epilepsy education program on health management.eb-based epilepsy education program has been proved to be a useful and reliable educational website for the development of knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy and e-health literacy of adolescents with epilepsy and their parents.
This study aims to develop a web-based epilepsy education program for adolescents with epilepsy and their parents and to evaluate the efficacy of web-based epilepsy education program on health management.
This randomized controlled study was conducted with 69 adolescents with epilepsy aged between 9-18 and their parents (n=71) who were accepted to Pediatric Neurology Policlinic of Antalya Training and Research Hospital of Health Science University between November 2017 and April 2018. The study sample was divided into two groups as study (35 adolescents, 37 parents) and control (34 adolescents, 34 parents) groups using simple randomization method. The web-based epilepsy training program which was developed during the preparation stage of the study was evaluated by 13 experts using the Quality of Criteria for Consumer Health Information measurement instrument. The data collection materials (Seizure Self efficacy scale, E-Health literacy scale, Child Attitude Toward Illness Scale, Website Analysis and MeasureMent Inventory Scale) were administered by the researcher to the adolescents and parents in both groups before applying eb-based epilepsy education program. Following the administration of eb-based epilepsy education program to the initiative group, all participants were observed for three months. The data collection materials were reapplied to all the participants at the end of the third month. In addition, the adolescents and their parents in the study group were applied Website Analysis and Measurement Inventory measurement tool for the evaluation of usability of the site.
Web based education
Süleyman Demirel University
Suleyman Demirel University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-04T15:47:02-0500
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A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p313)
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Educational programs designed to ensure that students attain prespecified levels of competence in a given field or training activity. Emphasis is on achievement or specified objectives.
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