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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 206) Last page : ( 210)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00044.0

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of PTP on prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients in terms of knowledge and practice among staff nurses working in orthopedic units of selected hospitals of Ahmedabad City, Gujarat State

Ms. Parmar Glenis*

Lecturer, Medical Surgical Nursing, Shri Anand Institute of Nursing, Rajkot, 36006

*Corresponding Author E-mail: parmarglenis@ymail.com

Online published on 18 September, 2017.

Abstract

Investigator conducted a pre experimental study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients in terms of knowledge and practice among the staff nurses working in orthopedic units of selected hospitals of Ahmedabad city, Gujarat state. The main objectives of the study were, to assess the knowledge and practice of staff nurses regarding prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients before and after administration of planned teaching programme, to find out association between demographic data, pretest knowledge and practice score towards the prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients.

A pre experimental one group pretest posttest research design was used and 40 samples were selected by convenient method of sampling. Investigator collected the data from 5 selected hospitals of Ahmedabad City, Gujarat state, 40 staff nurses working in orthopedic units. Well-designed structured knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge and structured observational checklist was used to assess practice of staff nurses regarding prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients.

Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The findings of the study revealed that there was significant association with pre-test knowledge scores and selected demographic variables. There was a significant association with pre-test practice scores and selected demographic variables.

Planned teaching programme was prepared on prevention of complications of immobilized orthopedic patients to help the nurses enable the staff nurses to understand the seriousness of general nursing care and thus improve their quality of care by increasing their efficiency and productivity which helps immobilized orthopedic to prevent complications.

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Keywords

ICUIntensive Care Unit, NTotal Number of Samples, UTIUrinary Tract Infection, DVTDeep vein thrombosis, PEPulmonary embolism, WHOWorld Health Organization, A V AIDSAudio Visual Aids, SDStandard Deviation, DFDegree Of Freedom, GNMGeneral Nurse Midwifery.

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