International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Experimental Result Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


Assess the Knowledge of Staff Nurses on Prevention from Fall

Anila George [3] | Vaishali More | Basemath. S. S. Morris


Abstract: Falls in hospitals are the most frequently reported incidents among all safety accidents and can lead to significant complications in patient. So the investigator decided to conduct the study in Apollo Rajshree Hospital Indore with a purpose to assess the knowledge of staff nurses on prevention from fall among Registered nurses who is working in Apollo Hospital Indore units. A previous study explored the knowledge of inpatient falls, attitude towards patient falls, and fall prevention activities among nurses in hospitals with more than 150 beds but it was conducted only in geriatric settings However, the perception of patient safety culture among nurses in small - and medium - sized hospitals was low, indicating that there is a difference in the perception of patient safety cultures according to the size of the hospital Clin Med (Lond). 2017 Aug1 Data was collected with the help of Demographic Variables, structured knowledge questionnaires, with the permission from Nursing Head and Ethical consideration from Apollo Rajshree Hospital Indore In this study pre experimental research design was used, 40 samples who have met the inclusion criteria have been selected as the sample for the study and following were demographic collected. Demographic variables were qualifications, department, age, and experience. Out of the 40 samples 50% were B. S c and 50% were GNM qualified, 75% were between the age group of 21 ? 25, 15% were 25 ? 30 and 10% 30 years and above, 68% had 0 - 1 - yearexperience, 12 % 1 - 2 year and 20% above 2 years. In the pretest 35%of the samples had excellent knowledge, 33%had very good knowledge and 30% had adequate knowledge and 2% had inadequate knowledge on the other hand in the posttest 76% were excellent and 24%were very good. The Results showcased that there is significant association between the knowledge score of the staff nurses with their qualification as the calculated chisquare11.6 is more than the table value 3.841. There is no significant association between the knowledge score of the staff nurses with their experience, department and age as the calculated chi - square (4.2, 0.22, 0.1418) is less than the table value (5.991, 3.841, 5.991).


Keywords: Knowledge, Pr?vention, Fall, Simulation, on - job training


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 770 - 772


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