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Effectiveness of Clinical Examination on Care of Unconscious Patient among Under Graduate Nursing Students in a Selected Educational Institute

Sumaiya Shaikh

Abstract: Assessment of Intensive Care Nurse Knowledge and Perception of Eye Care Practice for Unconscious and Mechanically Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units in Saudi Arabia. A descriptive cross sectional was used in this study. A total sample of 55 nurses from medical and surgical intensive care units was included in the study. Result shows that the total score of nurses? knowledge of eye care revealed that less than half (46.7%) of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses have adequate knowledge and 40% have inadequate knowledge. Statistical significant difference between medical and surgical ICU nurses in 2 subtotal item in knowledge (p=0.045).The total nurses perception of eye care practice was 95.6% high acceptance perception regarding eye care practice with 98.2 median and 5.6 IQR and no significant difference was noticed between medical and surgical ICU nurses in total and subtotal score of perception. Conclusion of this study was ICU nurses' level of knowledge concerning eye care of mechanically ventilated patients ranged between adequate and inadequate and did not reach satisfactory level .

Keywords: Effectivness clinical examination, knowledge, practice

Country: India, Subject Area: Nursing and Health Professions

Pages: 1207 - 1210

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Sumaiya Shaikh, "Effectiveness of Clinical Examination on Care of Unconscious Patient among Under Graduate Nursing Students in a Selected Educational Institute", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20197795, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 1207 - 1210

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