International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015 | Rating: 6.8 / 10

Effect of SIM on Knowledge Regarding Computer Vision Syndrome and its Prevention among Computer Professionals: A Quasi Experimental Approach

Shiny T Sam | Rinu J George [2]

Abstract: Computers are now a way of life, something that you cannot do without. As the number of people working on computers continues to grow each year, the number of people encountering temporary vision problems due to computer use also increases. Computers do not harm your eyes, but often cause temporary problems. Aims of the study To evaluate the effectiveness of (SIM) self-instructional module on knowledge regarding computer vision syndrome and its prevention among computer professionals in selected area of Bhilai. Materials and methods A one group pretest and posttest design was used to accomplish the objectives of the study. In this study non-probability convenient purposive sampling was done to select 60 subjects in the study. After the pretest next (SIM) was administered and after 7 days posttest was conducted. Major findings There was a significant increase in the knowledge level of participants after providing the SIM. Conclusion (SIM) was found to be powerful in increasing the knowledge level of the participants regarding computer vision syndrome and its prevention

Keywords: Computer Vision Syndrome, Self Instructional Module, Prevention, Computer Professionals

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,

Pages: 1028 - 1032

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