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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538278/assessing-the-quality-of-life-of-clients-with-alcohol-dependence-syndrome-ads-attending-alcoholics-anonymous-aa-meetings-in-a-selected-area-of-delhi
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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538277/scientific-paper-presentation-during-concurrent-interest-session-community-health-nursing-speciality-iron-deficiency-anemia
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K Kala
Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common form of malnutrition in the world. The global prevalence of anaemia mainly in South East Asia is 65.5 percent, in India 56 percent among adolescent girls. A study conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls in prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency anaemia at a selected corporation school. It adopted one group pre-test post-test design with 60 samples selected by employing stratified random sampling technique...
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538276/effect-of-agility-exercises-on-knee-health-status-among-patients-with-osteoarthritis
#3
S D Shani, Leeza V L Sneha, Kumar P S Suresh
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of disability due to limitations of joint movement and accounts for more hospitalisations which ultimately result in increased health care costs. The present study was carried out to assess the effect of agility exercises on knee health status among patients with osteoarthritis. It was a quasi experimental study--one group pre-test post-test control group design- conducted over a period of three months in 50 subjects who were diagnosed as having mild and moderate knee osteoarthritis attending outpatient department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram...
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538275/a-study-to-determine-the-effect-of-educational-intervention-on-test-blue-print-among-nurse-teachers-in-selected-nursing-college-nainital
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R Pramila
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538274/sub-theme-nursing-leadership-a-force-for-change
#5
Usha Marath, Ramachandra
This study sought to assess the impact of a leadership development package on leadership competencies of head nurses working in the clinical settings, to identify the organisational climates to find the readiness and commitment of key management personnel towards the implementation of leadership development package to determine the satisfaction of participants with the leadership development package. Mixed methods approach starting with quantitative research followed by qualitative research approach was used...
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538273/sub-theme-nursing-leadership-a-force-for-change
#6
A V Raman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538272/unfolding-the-theme-by-vice-president-mrs-gracy-mathai-at-the-time-of-conference
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Gracy Mathai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538271/theme-developing-effective-leaders-in-nursing-today-and-tomorrow-for-quality-patient-care
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January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538270/change-is-constant
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EDITORIAL
Anita A Deodhar
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January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182824/exploring-the-pathogens-present-at-the-patient-care-equipments-supplies-to-sensitise-the-health-care-workers-for-preventing-health-care-associated-infections-among-in-patients
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Amit Dadhich, Sanjay Arya, Arti Kapil
Health care-associated infection (HCAI) is an infection that a person acquires in hospital after 24 hours of his/her admission. A health care worker (HCW) does not have any right to provide another infection to in-patients. While caring the patients, HCW innocently or otherwise can transmit various pathogens to the patient. It is both ethically and legally wrong and HCW is answerable for it. The current study was conducted with the objectives to find out the rate of presence of pathogens at the patient care equipments & supplies, to identify the most common pathogens present at the patient care equipments & supplies and to identify such equipments & supplies that are at high risk of contamination...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182823/effect-of-structured-teaching-programme-on-knowledge-of-school-teachers-regarding-first-aid-management-in-selected-schools-of-bangalore
#11
Piyali De
Safe childhood is the foundation of a good future. Children face different kinds of accidents at school premises while playing. Prevention of these accidents and their management is essential. A study was therefore conducted among school teachers at Anekal Taluk, Bangalore to make them aware about different accidents of children at school premises and their first aid management. The sample consisted of 30 primary and higher primary school teachers selected by convenience sampling technique. The analysis showed that improvement of knowledge occurred after administering structured teaching programme (STP) on first aid management...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182822/effect-of-structured-teaching-programme-on-levels-of-knowledge-regarding-narcotic-policy-among-staff-nurses-in-selected-hospitals-of-bangalore
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Mary A Swapna, Mohan Parvathy
This study aims to determine the level of knowledge among staff nurses on Narcotic policy and ascertain their knowledge by structured teaching programme with pre-test, post-test method The study attempted to assess the knowledge on Narcotic policy among staff nurses before and after structured teaching programme; evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on narcotic policy among staff nurses; and to find out the association between post level of knowledge among staff nurses on narcotic policy and selected demographic variables...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182821/refractive-errors-and-academic-achievements-of-primary-school-children
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Lucyamma Joseph
The current study was conducted among school children of selected schools of Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It was designed to investigate the effect of refractive errors on academic achievement of primary school children. Experimental method was used in the study and the study used a sample of 185 children. An equated sample without myopia were selected as control group. Academic achievement tests based on the study syllabus were prepared and administered to both groups. The children with myopia were given corrective devices such as glasses prescribed by the ophthalmologist...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182820/effectiveness-of-indian-turmeric-powder-with-honey-as-complementary-therapy-on-oral-mucositis-a-nursing-perspective-among-cancer-patients-in-mysore
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Manjusha Francis, Sheela Williams
Oral mucositis is a common, debilitating complication of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy, occurring in about 40 percent cases. Mucositis may limit the patient's ability to tolerate chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and nutrition status is compromised. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of Indian turmeric powder with honey as a complementary therapy on treatment induced oral mucositis. In the study, quasi experimental non-equivalent control group pre test post-test design was used and non-probability purposive sampling technique was adopted to select 60 cancer patients with treatment induced oral mucositis, 30 each in experimental and control group...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182819/work-related-health-problems-among-nursing-personnel
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Sasikala R Umesh, Shirley David, Florence Segaran, K Venkatesh
Work-related injuries among nursing personnel are quite frequent and costly problems in terms of both workers'pain and suffering as well as medical expenses, and lost work for organisations. A descriptive study was conducted in Christian Medical College, Vellore to assess the prevalence of selected work-related health problems among nursing personnel. Total of 500 Nursing personnel were included in the study. The instruments used were Modified Cornell Musculoskeletal discomfort questionnaire to assess and score the musculoskeletal discomfort and CEAP (C-clinical, E-Etiologic, A-Anatomic, P- Pathophysiologic) classification to assess the presence and grade the varicose veins...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182818/impact-of-mindfulness-based-stress-reduction-mbsr-on-depression-among-elderly-residing-in-residential-homes
#16
Sasi Kumar, Kasturi Ramesh Adiga, Anice George
Old age is a period when people need physical, emotional, and psychological support. Depression is the most prevalent mental health problem among older adults and it contributes to increase in medical morbidity and mortality, reduces quality of life and elevates health care costs. Therefore early diagnosis and effective management are required to improve the quality of life of older adults suffering from depression. Intervention like Mindfulness based Stress Reduction is a powerful relaxation technique to provide quick way to get rid of depression and negative emotions by increasing mindfulness...
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26182817/indian-perspective-on-migration-of-health-professionals-from-india
#17
Philomina Thomas
As part of a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) project the author conducted 15 interviews with key informants in New Delhi and reported on the same at a CIHR-sponsored conference held in September 2013 in Ottawa, Canada. On the basis of these interviews as well as other work concurrently conducted by the author, some tentative conclusions are arrived at to facilitate forming a suitable policy framework for the out-migration of health professionals from India.
November 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25924421/effect-of-acupressure-vs-reflexology-on-pre-menstrual-syndrome-among-adolescent-girls-a-pilot-study
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
P Padmavathi
Premenstrual syndrome is the most common of gynaecologic complaints. It affects half of all female adolescents today and represents the leading cause of college/school absenteeism among that population. It was sought to assess the effectiveness of acupressure Vs reflexology on premenstrual syndrome among adolescents. Two-group pre-test and post-test true experimental design was adopted for the study. Forty adolescent girls from Government Girls Secondary School, Erode with pre- menstrual syndrome fulfilling the inclusion criteria were selected by simple random sampling...
September 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25924420/assessing-the-effect-of-self-instructional-module-on-knowledge-of-menopause-hormone-replacement-therapy-for-menopausal-women-in-moradabad-up
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Mehvish Khalid, Manju Chhuggani
Objectives of the study were to identify the problems faced by menopausal women and to find out the remedial measures adopted by them, to assess the knowledge of menopausal women regarding menopause & hormone replacement therapy (HRT) before and after administration of self-instructional module (SIM) and to find out the acceptability and utility of the SIM. An evaluative research approach, with pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was adopted. Purposive sampling technique was used to obtain an adequate size of the sample...
September 2014: Nursing Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25924419/effect-of-acharya-technique-upon-back-pain-among-industrial-workers
#20
M Anand, Tamizhkodi
Back pain is a universal problem affecting people from all regions of the world. Since relief using modern systems of medicine is hardly forthcoming, the efficacy of indigenously developed Acharya Technique was assessed. Using purposive sampling, data was collected from 30 industrial workers from Erode (TN). It was found that while 36.7 percent participants had complete discomfort in back pain before resorting to Acharya Technique, after its administration, 40percent had only mild discomfort in back pain, thus showing the effectiveness of this technique...
September 2014: Nursing Journal of India
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