Results: There was a statistically significant difference between study and control group patients regarding severity of hepatic encephalopathy through three months (p<0.005) and a highly significant relation was documented between compliance of patients with nursing instructions and severity of hepatic encephalopathy (p<0.001).
Conclusion and recommendations: Hepatic encephalopathy was minimized among patients who complied with nursing instructions. Simplified illustrated and comprehensive Arabic language instructions hand book should be available for patients about preventive measures of hepatic encephalopathy.
Manal Sayed Atya, Mimi Mohamed Mekkawy, Mohamed Omar Abd el-malek and Asmaa Sayed Abd- Almageed. Effect of patient's compliance with nursing instructions on minimizing hepatic encephalopathy. International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing. 2019; 2(2): 65-74. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2019.v2.i2.A.60