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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part F (2016)

Knowledge regarding the prevention of needle stick injuries among staff nurses

Author(s)
Harshmeet Kaur, Sanni Aishat, Jai Laxmi Bhatt, Jasbir Kaur, Jasmandeep Kaur, Jasmine Hans, Jaspreet Kaur, Julia N, Jyoti, Sarungbam Sarju Devi and Simranjit Kaur
Abstract
The current study aimed to assess knowledge regarding the prevention of Needle Stick Injuries among Staff Nurses. To assess knowledge regarding prevention of Needle Stick Injury. To determine the association of knowledge regarding Needle Stick Injuries among Staff Nurses with their selected variables. A quantitative research approach using descriptive research design was adapted for the study. A study was carried out with 150 Staff Nurses at MMIMS&R Hospital, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana. Performa of sample characteristics and structured knowledge questionnaire were used to collect the data. The study observed that majority of Staff Nurses had average knowledge (35.3%) regarding prevention of Needle Stick Injuries followed by good knowledge (26.7%). There was significant association of knowledge score with area of work i.e. surgery ward (x2=99.113). Therefore, it is concluded that Staff Nurses had average knowledge regarding prevention of Needle Stick Injuries followed by good knowledge.
Pages: 334-336  |  575 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Harshmeet Kaur, Sanni Aishat, Jai Laxmi Bhatt, Jasbir Kaur, Jasmandeep Kaur, Jasmine Hans, Jaspreet Kaur, Julia N, Jyoti, Sarungbam Sarju Devi and Simranjit Kaur. Knowledge regarding the prevention of needle stick injuries among staff nurses. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 334-336.
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