Perception of Preoperative Education among Postoperative Patient in Tertiary Hospital


  • Norhaini Majid Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Fatimah Sham Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Wan Marina Wan Ismail Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Suryanto Suryanto School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia



Perceptionnt, Preoperative Education, Postoperative, Patie


Preoperative education is described as providing patients with health-related information, teaching them skills to reduce discomfort and complications and offering psychological support. The study aims to identify the perception of preoperative education among postoperative patients in one of the tertiary hospitals in Malaysia. A total of 93 participants were involved in this cross-sectional study. The Preoperative Teaching Questionnaire were used in the study. The study highlights how the patients perceive preoperative education and the importance of receiving information. The study found that most participants perceived that education before surgery was essential and suggested that preoperative teaching was important to the patients.


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How to Cite

Majid, N., Sham, F., Wan Ismail, W. M., & Suryanto, S. (2022). Perception of Preoperative Education among Postoperative Patient in Tertiary Hospital. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(21), 223–228.

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