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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part C (2018)

A study to assess the knowledge and practices regarding use of intra-aortic balloon pump among staff nurses working in critical care unit in selected hospitals, Pimpri, Pune

Author(s)
Sunita Thite, Manisha Gaikwad and Rupali Salvi
Abstract
Introduction: A Descriptive study to assess the knowledge and practices of staff nurses working in critical care units regarding use of Intra-aortic balloon pump, was conducted by Mrs. Sunita Dhananjay Thite in partial fulfillment of the requirement of the award of a degree Master of Science in Nursing at the College of Nursing, Dr. D.Y. Patil University Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra.
Methods Research Approach: The Research Approach refers to the way in which the Investigator plans and constructs in research process. The researcher has adopted the quantitative approach.
Result-it has been observed that above study showing there were the average knowledge and practice of staff nurses regarding use of Intra-aortic Balloon Pump in critical care unit. Since p-value corresponding to gender is small (less than 0.05), gender is the demographic variable which is found to have significant association with practices of staff nurses regarding Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.
Conclusion: Nurse had average knowledge and practices on Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, it is necessary to be aware of such measures. Without this knowledge, nursing practice and patient care are not of high standards.
Pages: 140-146  |  272 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sunita Thite, Manisha Gaikwad and Rupali Salvi. A study to assess the knowledge and practices regarding use of intra-aortic balloon pump among staff nurses working in critical care unit in selected hospitals, Pimpri, Pune. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(5): 140-146.
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