International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2020)
Problem solving approach on improper handling of needle leads to needle stick injury among staff nurses selected hospital of Moradabad UP
Background: Needle stick injury was major cause for hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS among health care workers in all over the world. Most of the research studies result shows that nurses to be the commonest group of health care workers experiencing needle stick injuries because of the nature of there work.
Method: we conducted this study in selected medical and surgical wards of Teerthankar Mahaveer medical college and research center Moradabad. The study is approved by Institutional ethical committee. Work Practice Procedure During Handling of Needle Check list used to assess the handling of needle among staff nurses.
Result: The cause or reason identified for needling stick injury in this study were following Less experience, Increase in work load, Lack of resources, Lack of policy, Lack of administrative skill. One month after intervention result of this study shows that 85% to 90% staff nurses doing safe needle handling before and after the procedure.
Conclusion: Needle stick injury is common among staff nurses with less experience. After interventional needling handling practices was improved in study participants.
How to cite this article:
Bhagya Sri Ray. Problem solving approach on improper handling of needle leads to needle stick injury among staff nurses selected hospital of Moradabad UP. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(1):32-35.