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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018
A Quasi-Experimental Study on Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Mechanical Ventilator among Staff Nurses Working in Intensive Care Unit in Selected Hospitals of Jalandhar, Punjab, 2012
Abstract: Background Mechanical ventilation is a part of Advanced Life Support (ALS) which includes a set of life-saving protocols and skills that extend Basic Life Support to further support the circulation and provide an open airway and adequate ventilation. As nurses daily deals with the mechanically ventilated patient so they must know that how to provide care to these patients. Methods-The present Quasi-Experimental research study undertaken to assess the knowledge regarding mechanical ventilator among staff nurses with sample size of 60 working in intensive care unit. Assessment of knowledge was done with the help of structured questionnaire. Results-Analysis showed that subjects had the pretest mean knowledge score of experimental group was 18.03 and posttest was 20.83 and the pretest mean knowledge score of control group was 20.46 and of posttest was 20.83 with t value of experimental group 3.249 and of control group was 0.2523 at 5 % level of significance. There was a significant increase in knowledge in experimental group than the control group.
Keywords: Mechanical ventilation, Basic life support, Staff nurses
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,
Pages: 1135 - 1138