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Nursing Journal of India

Sunitha P
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May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Banashri Lata
With a view to assess the effectiveness of structures teaching programme on breast can- cer and breast self-examination, a quasi-experimental with pre-test post-test without control group design and an evaluative research approach was undertaken on, 100 female nursing degree students. Proportionate stratified sampling technique was used In select- tg nursing students. Prior to imnpleme'nting structured teaching programme the nursing students haid moderate knowledge, cattitude and practice, whereas after implementation of structured teaching programme nursing 'students' knowledge and ability to peform breast self-examinationi was significantly improved with difference:'of mean percentage revealing effectiveness of structured teaching programme...
May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Ranjith Joseph
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May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Vini S Kumar, Baby S Nayak, Yashoda S
A descriptive survey was carried out with the aim of determining the health related quality of life (HRQOL) of hospitalised children .with chronic illness. Data was col- lected from 148 children with chronic illness admitted in selected paediatric wards of tertiary care hospitals and their parents. The results showed that 51 percent of the children scored below the median of total HRQOL score. Children with cancer 34 (91.9%) and thalassemia 33 (89.2%) reported a low HRQOL. Children with chronic illness especially cancer and thalassemia had signficantly low HRQOL compared to children with other illnesses...
May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Poonam Joshi, Manju Vatsa
This quantitative community-based study identifies-households, primary caregivers (PCGs), child, demographic factors and health care services characteristics and the pattern of health care services utilisationfor childhood illnesses. A cross-sectional household sur- vey was conducted in a ,selected village of Jhajjar district of Haryana from June 2011 to June 2012, in which 1265 households were contacted. Total 340 primary care givers of children suffering from illness currently or during last 2 weeks .were- interviewed using a semi-structured interview schedule...
May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Malati Pradhan, Bijayalakshmi Dash
Infectious disease is a major public health issue for both developed and developing countries. Among infectious diseases, tuberculosis (TB) is most prevalent in the develop- ing countries. India is the highest TB burden country in the world and accounts for nearly one fifth (20%) of global burden of tuberculosis. A pre-experimental design where pre- and post-test without control group with experimental approach was undertaken in Kuchinda block of Sambalpur district (Odisha) with the objectives to assess effectiveness of Video-assisted Teaching Module (VATM) on knowledge of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) regarding Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) Data were collected from 52 ASHAs, selected by systematic random sampling technique through structured questionnaire...
May 2015: Nursing Journal of India
M Baby Saroja
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March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Divya Gigy
A descriptive survey study was conducted to assess the common behavioural problems among adolescents with a view to develop an informational booklet for the parents on management of these problems in selected areas of Delhi. The 'System Model' adopted from WHO, SEARO technical publication was used as the conceptual framework. A quantitative approach with descriptive survey design was used. The sample consisted of 100 parents of adolescents (10-19 years) from nurses' residential campus at Shrinivas Puri, New Delhi...
March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Mahalingam, Joy Craighead, Gomathi
Yoga has been with us since time immemorial, but it is only during recent years that it has assumed worldwide importance. The aim of the study was to assess the ct of selected yoga practices on psychological wellbeing. In this quasi-experimental one group pre-test and post- test study, 83 under graduate student nurses. were taught selected yoga exercises. The se- lected yoga exercises were systematic relaxation, breathing, and stretching that were per- formed in the formative manner. The' intervention was carried out for the minimal duration of one hour per day, three days a week for a period of 6 weeks...
March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
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March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Vikas Bhaskar
The aim of the study was to determine the availability of nursing personnel in all cadres of health care services in Sikar district of Rajasthan. The structure and function of health ser- vices system in the district and the impact of health services system vis-a-vis adequacy of manpower, provisioning, supervision of health services system were analysed. Under this non- experimental research, a cross-sectional study design was used. Non-probability convenience sampling techniques was adopted for sample. Population was selected from district level to village level and target population was health workers, patients and key informants at vari- ous level of health service system...
March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
Prashant Nayak
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March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
R Asokan
In this study, carried out in KC General Hospital, Bangalore, 90 obese persons were selected by non-probability convenience sampling technique using a descriptive corre- lational design. The data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Majority of obese persons had moderate knowledge (73.3%) and neutral attitude (82.2%) regarding risk factors of diabetes. There was a positive correlation (r=0.59) between the knowledge and attitude of obese persons; a statistically significant asso- ciation was found between level of knowledge and demographic variables such as (i) age, educational background and family income of the obese persons and (ii) grade of obesity and educational background of the obese persons...
March 2015: Nursing Journal of India
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
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
R Pramila
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January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
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
A V Raman
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January 2015: Nursing Journal of India
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