International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020


Knowledge and Attitude of Registered Nurses towards Post Cardiac Arrest Targeted Temperature Management

Mini Mathai [4] | Manju S [9] | Deepa P R | Ramya K [11] | Jiji Vijayan | Elizebath Dalia CT


Abstract: Aim: A descriptive study to assess the knowledge and attitude of registered nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management in a tertiary care hospital at Lucknow Objectives: 1) To assess the knowledge of Registered Nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management.2) To assess the attitude of Registered Nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management.3) To find the association between knowledge of Registered Nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management and socio demographic data.4) To find the association between attitude of Registered Nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management and socio demographic data 5) To find the association between knowledge and attitude of Registered Nurses towards post cardiac arrest targeted temperature management. Methodology: Descriptive, cross-sectional, non-experimental and quantitative study conducted on 80 registered nurses of tertiary care hospital, Lucknow Results: Among 80 registered nurses, majority (57.5 %) of the subjects belonged to the age group of 20-30 years. Majority (53.8 %) had undergone GNM. Majority (37.5 %) of subjects had 6 months to 5 years of experience. Majority of subjects (82.5 %) had 6 months to 1 years of tenure.12.5 % had done diploma course in critical care. Majority (55 %) of the subjects had poor knowledge and only 7.5 % had good knowledge. Majority of 55 % (44) of subjects had negative attitude and 45 % (36) of them had positive attitude. The study revealed that there is a significant statistical relationship between professional qualification and knowledge and also between years of experience in critical care and knowledge. It is also revealed that subjects, who attended courses in critical care had good knowledge. There is a no significant relationship between socio demographic data and attitude. There is a significant relationship between knowledge level and attitude of the subjects on post cardiac a


Keywords: knowledge, attitude, registered nurses, cardiac arrest, targeted temperature management


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 1293 - 1295


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