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

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 7, Part E (2019)

Knowledge regarding first aid management of epistaxis among school students

Author(s)
Jasvinder Kaur Saini, Poonam Chauhan, Priyanka, Priyanka Sharma, Pushpinder Kaur, Rakhi Sharma and Ramanjot Kaur
Abstract
Epistaxis is defined as the acute bleeding from the nasal cavity, nasopharynx or the nose. Bleeding from the septum is responsible for the majority of epistaxis cases. Many people are unaware about the causes and management of epistaxis.
Objective: To assess the knowledge regarding first aid management of epistaxis.
Method: A Quantitative research approach with descriptive study design was used to assess the Knowledge regarding Epistaxis among School Students. The universe of the study population comprised of School Students. The study was conducted in Senior Secondary School. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the hundred subjects from the population. Knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge regarding first aid management of epistaxis.
Results: The result of the study shows that majority (70%) of the School Students had Average knowledge, 26% had Poor Knowledge and 4% had good knowledge regarding first aid management of epistaxis.
Conclusion: The result indicates that a large percentage of students have average knowledge. Only few have good knowledge and some students have poor knowledge about first aid management of epistaxis.
Pages: 314-316  |  39 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jasvinder Kaur Saini, Poonam Chauhan, Priyanka, Priyanka Sharma, Pushpinder Kaur, Rakhi Sharma and Ramanjot Kaur. Knowledge regarding first aid management of epistaxis among school students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(7): 314-316.
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