A study to assess the effectiveness of pamphlet on knowledge regarding central venous pressure care among the staff nurses working in various intensive care units of selected Hospital Mehsana District
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Central venous pressure is also known as the right arterial pressure (rap) describe the pressure of blood in thoracic vena-cava near right atrium of the heart central venous pressure reflects the amount of blood returning to the heart and the ability of the heart to pump the blood into arterial system.
A quantitative approach using pre-experimental pre-test post-test design with one group.
60 staff nurses were selected using non-probability convenient sampling technique.
Self structured questionnaire was used to assess central venous pressure care among the staff nurses working in various intensive care units of selected hospital Mehsana district.
In this study regarding age, categories of the respondents has been divided into four different categories among staff nurse, 86.66% of respondents belong to age 21 -30 years, 5% of respondents belongs to age group of 31-40, 8.33% of respondents belongs to age41 - 50 years. regarding gender, the sample belongs to the male category (26.66%). the sample belong to the female category (73.33%). regarding professional qualification 17 sample (28.3%) have G.N.M qualification, 6 sample (10%) have post basic nursing qualification, and 37 sample (61.7%) have basic b.sc nursing qualification. regarding work experience 33(55%) sample have <1 year experience, 20 (33.3%) sample have1-4 year experience, 3 (5%) sample have 5-8 year experience, 4 (6.7%) sample have >8 year experience. pre-test, only 1 (1.66%) of staff nurses had poor level (0-10 score) of knowledge on CVP, 32 (53.33%) of staff nurses had average (11-20 score) level of knowledge on CVP and 27 (45%) had good knowledge (21-30) on CVP. During post-test, no one of staff nurses had poor level(0-10score) of knowledge on CVP, 02(3.33%) of staff nurses had average (9-16 score) level of knowledge on CVP and 58(98.66%) had good knowledge (20-30) on CVP. The calculated chi-square was less than the table value at the 0.05 level of significance.
The findings of the study indicate that effectiveness of pamphlet is effective in increase pressure care among the staff nurses working in various intensive care units of selected hospital Mehsana district.
Assess Effectiveness, Pamphlet, Knowledge, Pressure Care, Staff Nurses.