International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part D (2019)
Knowledge on body mechanics among II year B.sc nursing students in Narayana nursing institutions at Nellore
Background: Transfer and positioning are basic skills learned early in the education of professional nurse, knowledge of their skills and the nurse’s ability to implement them properly help maintain the client’s mobility and protect the nurses from injuries. The knowledge and application of body mechanics enable the nurse to care safely for clients with varying levels of independent mobility throughout the lifespan.
Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding body mechanics among II Year B.sc Nursing Students.
2. To find out the association between the body mechanics among II Year B.sc Nursing Students with their selected socio demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: The descriptive research design was used to conduct research study. The 40 II Year B.sc Nursing Students were selected by using simple random sampling technique among II Year B.sc Nursing Students in Narayana nursing institutions at Nellore.
Result: the result reveals that with regards to level of knowledge regarding body mechanics 16 (40%) nursing students are having inadequate knowledge, 23 (58%) nursing students are having moderate knowledge and 1 (2%) nursing students are having adequate knowledge.
How to cite this article:
V Rupa Saritha Reddy, Dr. Indira S. Knowledge on body mechanics among II year B.sc nursing students in Narayana nursing institutions at Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(6):420-422.