International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023

Assess the Knowledge regarding Snake Bite Management among Group-D Workers with the View to Develop an Information Booklet at Amity University Manesar, Gurugram, Haryana

Nishtha Thakur [2] | Simpi Raheja | Shivam [49] | Arnav [8] | Nachita

Abstract: Snakes are reptiles that have an elongated body, no legs or wings and are carnivorous in nature. These reptiles can scare the living soul of human beings as some species are venomous, but not all. Snakebite envenoming is a potentially life-threatening disease caused by toxins in the bite of a venomous snake. Snake bites can occur when humans or animals accidentally encounter a venomous snake or provoke it, leading to a defensive or predatory attack. Snake bite is the most common medical emergency in India, the large number of snake bites occur while the people walking at night or walking in the bare foot or in early morning along roadside, agricultural workers, children, and Group - D workers are the most affected. The present study is aimed to assess the knowledge regarding snake bite management among Group - D workers at Amity University Manesar, Gurugram, Haryana, with the view to develop an information booklet. In this research quantitative and explorative research design was used. 60 samples working at Amity University Gurugram, Haryana were selected by using purposive sampling technique. The result of the study showed that most of the Group ? D workers 71.1% (43) had poor knowledge about snake bite management, whereas only 28.3% (17)Group D workers were having average knowledge about snake bite management&0% (0) Group D workers had good knowledge about snake bite management. The knowledge score of Group ? D workers was in the range of (5.63?1.34) mean ? SD and mean percentage came out to be 31.30%.

Keywords: Knowledge, Venomous snake, Snake bite, Group ? D workers, Health education, Information booklet

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,

Pages: 1868 - 1870

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