Creation and Validation of an Educational Booklet on the Hypertensive Pregnancy Syndrome
Objective: To develop and validate an educational booklet about gestational hypertension syndrome.
Method: methodological research divided into five stages: focus groups with pregnant women about gestational hypertension syndrome; literature review; construction and validation of a booklet on gestational hypertensive syndrome; preparation of texts; consulting with a graphic designer to create the figures/illustrations. The validation of the booklet has been done by the analysis of nine expert judges on the subject and 30 pregnant women, selected by convenience.
Results: regarding the content validity index, it was higher in all the aspects, higher than 0.9. It was verified high level of agreement between the judges and pregnant women, in the appearance aspect of the booklet on five topics.
Conclusion: the material is effective both in the technical aspects, as in the communication favor with the audience, reaching the understanding of participants in the prevention of hypertension syndrome.
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