International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022 | Rating: 5.1 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme regarding Prevention of Fall in Hospitalized Patients with Orthostatic Hypotension among Staff Nurses in Selected Hospital at Mangalore

Bipin Susan Babu


Abstract: Patient falls are a high - risk, high - volume, high - cost challenge for healthcare facilities. Orthostatic hypotension is an under - diagnosed disorder many new treatment options pharmacological and non pharmacological, have been published in recent years The research approach used for the study was one group pre test post - test design. The setting was KMC hospital Mangalore. With a sample of 10 staff nurse, pilot study was conducted, sample for the main study included 30 staff nurse on the basis of purposive sampling technique The findings revealed that knowledge scores of nurses were inadequate before the administration of Planned teaching program on fall prevention. The results have also shown that various staff nurse regarding fall prevention in hospitalized orthostatic hypotension patient.


Keywords: Orthostatic hypotension


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 958 - 959



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