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Behboodi M, Amraei M, Sadeghi S, Zare-Farashbandi F. Developing the informational packages for respiratory patients by infographic method. Payesh 2023; 22 (2) :199-214
1- Department of Medical Library and Information Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2- Department of Health Information Management, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Lorestan, Iran
3- Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Acquired Immunodeficiency Research Center, Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
4- Department of Medical Library and Information Sciences, Health Information Technology Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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Objective(s): Respiratory diseases affect patients' quality of life, but various, accessible and understandable education such as infographics, can play a major role in preventing these diseases, improving patients' quality of life, and reducing costs. The aim of this study was developing the informational packages for respiratory patients by infographic method.
Methods: Informational packages for respiratory patients were prepared by infographics using a qualitative method. The four stages of study included: 1) identifying common respiratory patients based on prevalence; 2) providing appropriate scientific contents; 3) developing the infographics; and 4) providing the final content, face validity of Infographics. Data analysis and evaluation was performed simultaneously with data collection and during the infographic design process. For the accuracy of the data, face, content and the structure of infographics, pulmonologists, medical library and information science specialists, technology and medical informatics specialists, and respiratory patients were examined.
Results: According to the hospital's health information system and interviews with patients, six respiratory diseases or related symptoms were identified, including: shortness of breath, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, respiratory distress, asthma, and bronchitis and two types of visual and textual infographics were designed for each.
Conclusion: With professional cooperation between medical librarians and clinical specialists to prepare health informational packages, it is possible to increase the awareness of patients and save the time of the clinical team to provide information to patients.
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type of study: Descriptive | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2023/01/28 | Accepted: 2023/03/4 | ePublished ahead of print: 2023/03/11 | Published: 2023/04/9

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