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Research Paper | Nursing | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Assessment of Nurses Knowledge about Patient Safety after Cardiac Catheterization for Adult Patients in Ibn Al - Biter Specialist Center Cardiac Surgery
Ahmed Fleih. Hassan
Abstract: The cardiac catheterization is a procedure that allows a cardiologist to get firsthand information about the patterns of blood pressure and blood flow inside the heart. It may lead to several major and minor complications which may contribute to morbidity and mortality. Objectives To assess nurses knowledge about patient safety after cardiac catheterizationfor adult patientsand to selection the correlation between demographic data with distinctive knowledge of the nurse. Methodology A descriptive study was conducted in the period of 1st June2017 to 15thNovember 2017. The intent of (50) nurses who were factor at Ibn Al - Biter Specialist Center Cardiac Surgery, Results The most of them nurses ages were (20-25) years old that were accounted for (36 %), Most of them are fromfemale were (52 %), The level of teaching represented that most of their (40 %) were from nursing college, (96 %) of them were married, (58 %) were (1-5) yearsfactor in the cardiac catheterization, Majority of them (46) were factor (1-5) years were factor in nursing, (90 %) of them have practice session in the cardiac catheterization. Conclusions Nurses have better information level and their no significant relevance nurses demographic characteristics & levels of knowledge.
Keywords: Cardiac Catheterization, Nurses, Knowledge
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 2763 - 2766