International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge regarding standard safety precautions in labour ward among nursing students posted at Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
Kanaka Lakshmi R, Latha P and Dr. Indira Arumugam
Background: Safety measures play a vital role in control to prevent cross contamination between health worker and patient and health care worker and between patients. Almost all were aware that improper practices increased risk of nosocomial infections in patients. The most widely incidence of nosocomial wound infection is more in patient mostly the bacterial organism are responsible.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess knowledge on standard safety precautions in labour ward.
Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding safety measures among nursing students. 2. To associate the level of knowledge with selected demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 nursing students posted in labour ward at NMCH, Nellore were selected by using probability simple random sampling method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge among nursing students, 95(95%) were had average knowledge, 4(4%) were had good knowledge 1(1%) were had poor knowledge regarding safety measures in labour ward.
Kanaka Lakshmi R, Latha P, Dr. Indira Arumugam. A study to assess the knowledge regarding standard safety precautions in labour ward among nursing students posted at Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(1):26-28.