Abstract
KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF NURSES IN THE PREPARATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAVENOUS MEDICATION IN ICU OF A MULTISPECIALTY TERTIARY CARE PRIVATE CORPORATE HOSPITAL AT COIMBATORE

Dr. B. Rajalingam*, Rahul Emmanuel S., Reenu Anna Roy, Reshma Benny and Sumi Anna Mathew

ABSTRACT

Medical treatment is intended to save life and improve health, and all health workers, especially nurses as the most populated healthcare workers who spend the most time with the patients, have a greater responsibility to prevent transmission of health-care associated infections. Adherence to safe injection practices and related infection control is part of that responsibility as it protects patients and health workers. The objective of the study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of nurses working in intensive care units regarding the parenteral preparations and its administration. A total of 96 nurses were working in the study site (ICU). Respondents were asked to complete the questionnaire which has 45 questions regarding the practice, attitude and knowledge related to the preparation and administration of the medications. Out of the 96 respondents, only 85 of the questionnaires were included in the study (n= 85). All the respondents (n=85) attempted all the questions. Regarding the practices of the nurses and it was found that respondents managed to obtain high level of correct responses (>50% of respondents) for most of the questions. The results obtained were categorized as practice, attitude and knowledge.

Keywords: Injectables, practice, attitude, knowledge, ICU.


[Full Text Article]

Login





Forgot Password  |  Register

Indexing

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

  • EJBPS: NOVEMBER ISSUE PUBLISHED

    NOVEMBER 2022 Issue has been successfully launched on 1 NOVEMBER 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

Downloads

Copyright From

Covering Letter

                        Author Instruction 
 

PLAGERLUM REPORT