International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 10, Part H (2016)
Extravasation- Prevention and management
Chingakham Babita Devi
The objectives of the study was, to assess the existing knowledge and Practice of staff nurses on prevention and management of extravasation among Infant receiving I.V. Therapy, to correlate knowledge and practice of staff nurses and to find out the association with selected demographic variable.
Methods: Non experimental approach, descriptive correlational study was conducted with 60 staff nurses by using non probability purposive sampling technique at selected hospital. A self-administered structure questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge and a non-observational checklist was used to assess the practice of Staff Nurses on prevention and management of extravasation among Infant receiving I.V. Therapy.
Results: The overall mean knowledge score was 13.43 and mean practice score was 30.85 and it was positively correlated. There was no association with practice and knowledge score with selected demographic variable except Age at 0.05 level.
Conclusion: Thus, the study findings revealed that majority 40 (66.7%) of the staff nurses have moderate knowledge, 58 (96,7%) of staff nurses had good practice
How to cite this article:
Chingakham Babita Devi. Extravasation- Prevention and management. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(10): 532-534.