International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Effects of Radiation on Health, among the Staff Nurses Working in Radiology Department and Wards in Selected Government Hospital

Rupali Kukade | Kalyani Fatkal [2]

Abstract: Health workers working in the setting having radiations are prone to hazardous effects of radiation. Especially nurses who work in radiology department should have knowledge about hazardous effects of radiation and how to prevent them. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding radiations was conducted. The sample size is 30 and sample is staff nurses in government hospital and sampling technique is probability sampling. Data is collected using self structured questionnaire. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results of this study showed that 63.46 % staff nurses has knowledge regarding radiation, hazardous effects of radiation and prevention of radiation.36.53 % of staff nurses unaware about the concept.

Keywords: Knowledge, Radiation, Hazards, staff nurses, Government Hospital

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 1645 - 1646

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