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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Pressure Sore among the Family Members of Immobilized Patient in Selected Hospital at Selected City

Rajat Vaidya, Shanthi .T

Abstract: A pressure sore can be defined as ?an area of localized damage to skin and underlying tissues caused by pressure, friction and or combination of them. The objective of the study to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of pressure sore among the family members of immobilized patient and to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching program on prevention of pressure sore. The research design was descriptive research design. The sample size was 50 family members of immobilized patient at selected city, a non-probability purposeful sampling technique were used. The data was collected by using standardized questioner tool. The findings of this study revealed that knowledge of family members of immobilized patient have improved after the planned teaching program which showed that planned teaching programme is an effective intervention to improve the knowledge of the subjects.

Keywords: Immobilized patient, prevention, pressure sore, family member, knowledge.

Country: India, Subject Area: Nursing

Pages: 1093 - 1096

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Rajat Vaidya, Shanthi .T, "A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Pressure Sore among the Family Members of Immobilized Patient in Selected Hospital at Selected City", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20197958, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 1093 - 1096

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