Downloading: A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess the Knowledge of Staff Nurses regarding use of Vinyl Bags in Prevention of Hypothermia for Preterm Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Niko Children's Hospital (P.) Ltd Bharatpur10, Chitwan in a View to Prepare an Information Booklet
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess the Knowledge of Staff Nurses regarding use of Vinyl Bags in Prevention of Hypothermia for Preterm Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Niko Children's Hospital (P.) Ltd Bharatpur10, Chitwan in a View to Prepare an Information Booklet

Basundhara Bhattarai, Praveen Kumar Sharma

Abstract: Background: Vinyl bags are type of plastic bags which are used to prevent heat loss and are a simple and effective intervention in preventing hypothermia in premature infants. Use of vinyl bags in preterm baby to prevent hypothermia was considered being successful if the staff nurse working in neonatal intensive care unit have accurate knowledge on its use. Methodology: The research design used for this study was one group pre- test post- test design. Data collection using non probability convenient sampling. The data collection was analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Conclusion: Study revealed that in response to knowledge questionnaires in Pre-test of subject’s 0 % have adequate knowledge and that was increased to 60 %. Moderate knowledge score in pre test was 35 % that was reduced to 40 %. Inadequate knowledge score in pre test was 60 % that was reduced to 0 % in post test. There is significant difference between the pre and post test scores of knowledge questionnaires was demonstrated by using paired’t’ test and computed between pre-test and post- test knowledge score. This indicate that booklet information are effective in improving knowledge of staff nurse

Keywords: Vinyl bags, Knowledge, Booklet, Hypothermia, Assess, Preterm baby


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