International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Use of Braden Scale among Nurses at Tertiary Care Hospital, Karad

Mohini Jagtap [3] | Sunita Tata [12] | Simi Elsa Philip [10] | Kalpana Jadhav [3]


Abstract: Introduction Pressure ulcers are a potential problem in intensive care patients, and their prevention is a major issue in nursing care. . Pressure ulcers are the third most expensive disorder after cancer and cardiovascular diseases. . Objective To assess the existing level of knowledge and to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on use o Braden scale among the nurses. . Methodology Evaluative approach with Quasi experimental one group pre test post test design was used.50 sample was selected with simple random sampling technique, who are working in ICU of Tertiary Care Hospital, Karad. A pre-test related to use of Braden scale was followed by an planned health education for the duration of 45 minutes. Post-tests using the same questionnaire were conducted after 7 days. . Result The study results showed that, the structured teaching programme was effective in increasing the knowledge at the level of P


Keywords: Braden scale, Pressure ulcer, structured teaching programme, Nurses


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 868 - 872


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