Knowledge Regarding Risk Assessment and Prevention of Thromboembolism in Post Operative Patients among Staff Nurses and Nursing Students
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Knowledge Regarding Risk Assessment and Prevention of Thromboembolism in Post Operative Patients among Staff Nurses and Nursing Students

Saranya.R, Sravanthi C.H

Introduction Thromboembolism is the hemolytic vascular condition. It is formation of clot (thrombus) in the blood vessel and is carried by the blood stream to plug another vessel. The clot may plug a vessel in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), brain (stroke), gastro Intestinal system, kidneys or leg thromboembolism is a significant cause of morbidity (disease) and mortality (death) especially in adults. Methodology A Quantitative research approach and descriptive research design was selected. The study includes 30 samples among them 15 Staff nurses and 15 nursing students, by Simple random sampling techniques. The study was conducted in Narayana Medical College Hospital. Structured questionnaire was used to collect the data by interview schedule. Results The results revealed that there was a significant difference between mean pretest scores and mean post test scores of knowledge regarding antioxidant diet among cardiac patients. The pretest mean knowledge score is 6.18 with SD 2.37 and the post test mean score is 12.73 with SD 1.59. The calculated value of pairedt is 24.22 which is statistically significant at P < 0.01 level. Conclusion The study concludes that the structured teaching programme is effective in enhancing the knowledge regarding antioxidant diet among cardiac patients.

Keywords: Effectiveness, structured teaching programmer, knowledge, cardiac patients, antioxidant diet

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Pages: 1219 - 1222

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Saranya.R, Sravanthi C.H, "Knowledge Regarding Risk Assessment and Prevention of Thromboembolism in Post Operative Patients among Staff Nurses and Nursing Students", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20178209, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017, 1219 - 1222

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