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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part C (2017)

Knowledge on prevention of nosocomial infection among student nurses

Author(s)
Rosmy Sebastian, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha
Abstract
Background: Nosocomial infection acquired during hospital stay. This infection concern 10-15% hospitalized patient and can head to complications of pneumonia, urinary tract infection, blood stream infection and meningitis. In 25-30% of those admitted in ICU. Nosocomial infections are the problem in both developed and developing countries.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding prevention of nosocomial infection among student nurses.
Material and method: The study was conducted by using cross sectional descriptive research design, the samples are selected through Non probability convenient sampling technique.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study results shows that with regards to level of knowledge among student nurses 1(3.33%) had A+, 3(10%) had A, 2(6.67%) had B+, 14(46.67%) had B, 4(13.33%) had C, 6(20%) had D knowledge.
Pages: 146-148  |  269 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rosmy Sebastian, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha. Knowledge on prevention of nosocomial infection among student nurses. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(8): 146-148.
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