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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-2298 E-ISSN: 2664-2301
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the management of minor ailments during postpartum period in NMCH, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

A Sujatha, Latha P, D Shankari and Dr. Indira S

Background: Puerperium is the period following child birth during which the body tissues, specially the pelvic organs revert back approximately to pre-pregnant state both anatomically and physiologically. There are some physiological changes that will occur during postnatal period. Involution is the processes were by the pelvic reproductive organs returns to their pre-pregnant size and position and the placental site of endometrial heals.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding management of minor ailments during postpartum period among nurses.
Objectives: 1. To assess knowledge regarding management of minor ailments during post-partum period among staff nurses.
2. To find out association between level of knowledge with selected demographic variables among nurses.
Methodology: 100 staff nurses working in PN ward NMCH, Nellore were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge among nurses, 42(42%) of them had inadequate knowledge, 34(34%) had moderately adequate knowledge and 24(24%) of them had adequate knowledge regarding management of minor ailments during postpartum period.
Pages : 29-31 | 461 Views | 224 Downloads
How to cite this article:
A Sujatha, Latha P, D Shankari, Dr. Indira S. A study to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the management of minor ailments during postpartum period in NMCH, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2019;1(2):29-31.
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