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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 9, Part A (2017)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill patients among staff nurses

Author(s)
Naiju M Punnoose
Abstract
A descriptive cross sectional survey was undertaken in Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and hospital, Salem to assess the knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill patients among staff nurses. The data was collected from 30 staff nurses. From the study we concluded that the majority (50 %) of them staff nurses were in the age group of above 20 years and majority (75%) of them was female. (40%) of the staff nurses were Hindus, 47 % were from joint family. Highest percentage of (46%) was having primary education. Most of the staff nurses from the rural. (47%) of the staff nurse got previous information from health professionasl. From the findings it can be concluded that the most of the staff nurses were in the age group above 20 years which reveals that staff nurses had knowledge about human rights of mentally ill patients.
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How to cite this article:
Naiju M Punnoose. A study to assess the knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill patients among staff nurses. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(9): 13-14.
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