Monday , 26 February 2024

Impact of Counselling on Vitiligo Patients- An Observational Study

Dr. Mohammed Ashfaq Hussain1, Afifa Fatima2, Akefa Umme Haani2, Sadiya Nooreen2, Dr. Arzeena Jabeen3, Dr. Ahmed Minhajuddin3
1Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sultan-Ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad-500034, Telangana, India.
2Students, Pharm D 5th year, Sultan- Ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad- 500 034, Telangana, India.
3Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Erragadda, Hyderabad- 500 038, Telangana, India.

Objective: To study the impact of patient counselling on vitiligo patient by analyzing the demographic information of patient, by educating the patient about the disease and by improving the quality of life of patients through counselling.Method: An observational and active surveillance study was conducted in the central council for research in unani medicine over a period of 6 months. The information obtained was recorded in data collection form and analyzed.Results: Descriptive statistical analysis has been carried out to generate the results. Results on categorical measurement are presented in number (%). Conclusion: This highlighted the importance of counselling on vitiligo patient by educating the patient about the disease and improving the quality of life.
Keywords: Vitiligo, Hypo pigmentary disease, Patient counseling, Patient education, Quality of life

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