Allawi Atiyah Jasim*, Dr. Frias Faeq Jameel and Dr. Zeyad Tareq Abdulateef


Background: One of the most serious fall injuries is a broken hip. It is hard to recover from a hip fracture and afterward many people are not able to live on their own. Aims: To assess the nursing students' knowledge toward the elderly hip fractures in Baghdad City. Methods: A descriptive design was conducted on female and male pediatric nurses who were working in neonatal intensive care units, started from November 15th, 2017 up to the end of 20th May 2018. A non-probability (purposive) sample of (100) undergraduates' college students / university of Baghdad from different levels (males and females), were selected. A questionnaire format was used for data collection, which consisted of (2) parts: the first part is related to the students' demographic data, which include (7) items such as; age, gender, marital status, residential area, occupational status, monthly income, and the second part is related to the students' knowledge about elderly hip fractures which include (30) items. The overall number of the items included in the questionnaire was (37) items. The items concerning student sā€™ knowledge were rated on three level Likert scales; yes, uncertain, and no, and scored as 3, 2, and 1, respectively. Results: The study concluded that (54%) of students in sample study were male, (48%) of them were between (21 ā€“ 25) years old, (79%) of them were single. Regarding to the residential area, (85%) of them were live in Baghdad city. Furthermore, the finding of study indicated that (67%) of them were not working. Concerning to the monthly income (71%) of students says that the income is enough to somewhat. Conclusions: Our finding indicate that the students had a moderate level of knowledge with respect to the total mean score (MS) and to the total relative sufficiency (RS) which was (2.54%); (84.6%) respectively and the study recommended that there is a need for continuous nursing education program for all new nursing students, especially for 4th stage students, established by College of Nursing.

Keywords: Elderly, Hip, Fractures, knowledge, College.

[Full Text Article]


Forgot Password  |  Register


Best Paper Awards

European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (EJBPS) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.

Best Article of current issue :

Dr. Dhrubo Jyoti Sen

Download Article : Click here

News & Updation


    MAY 2022 Issue has been successfully launched on 1 May 2022.

  • EJBPS New Impact Factor

    Its our Pleasure to Inform you that EJBPS Impact Factor has been increased from 5.467 to 6.044, due to high quality Publication at International Level.

  • Index Copernicus Value

    EJBPS Received Index Copernicus Value 77.3, due to High Quality Publication in EJBPS at International Level

  • Journal web site support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Saffari for easy download of article without any trouble.


  • Article Invited for Publication

    Dear Researcher, Article Invited for Publication  in EJBPS coming Issue.


UG/PG/Ph.D Research Publication

Research Scholar of UG/PG/Ph.D can Submit their Research Article/Review Article/Case Study/Short Communication for Publication in EJBPS


Copyright From

Covering Letter

                        Author Instruction