SR. NO EFFECT OF PRANAYAMA ON ANXIETY SOURCE (Asif Iqbal A. Savanur and Jesveena mathias) Nightingale Nursing Times, July-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 21-25MEDICAL AbstractSURGICALNURSING A study on the effect of Pranayama on anxiety among the inmate of district jail, Mangalore Objectives o To measure the level of anxiety among the inmates of district jail, Mangalore by using back anxiety inventory(BAI). o To find the effect of Pranayama on he level of anxiety among the inmates of district jail, Mangalore. o To find the association between anxiety and selected demographic variables Methods Evaluative research approach Result 65% of the subjects were in the age group of 20-29 years, more than half of the subjects (56%) had completed primary education and majority of them were not married Conclusion Pranayama practice was found to be effective in reducing anxiety among the inmates of district jail of mangalore. After Pranayama almost all the subjects were found to have mild anxiety in contrast to the moderate level of anxiety before Pranayama. Remarks o In service : help the nurse to implement the Pranayama technique in reducing technique. o In teaching : educate the students techniques of Pranayama. o In research : a similar study can be conducted on anxiety among the nurses, police personnels, software professionals.
SR. NO PATIENTS SATISFACTION FROM HOSPITAL SERVICES SOURCE (Janarthan B) Nightingale Nursing Times, July-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 12-15MEDICAL AbstractSURGICALNURSING A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the level of patients satisfaction towards the services provided by the health care team members in a selected hospital at villlipurum district. Objectives o To assess the level of patients satisfaction regarding the services provided by the heath team members. o To associate the level of patients satisfaction with the selected socio-demographic variables Methods Cross-sectional study Result 80% of the patients were fully satisfied with services provided by the nurses, 36% of patients were partially satisfied with general health services provided by the hospital. Conclusion Overall level of patients satisfaction was statistically significant with the variables such as education (P=0.0002) and duration of hospital (P=0.0001). Remarks o In service : help the nurse to provide basic and critical care efficiently with patient satisfaction. o In teaching : educate the students and health members about all round needs and supports of the patient. o In research : a similar study can be conducted on satisfaction of health members with respect to their job satisfaction.
SR. NO JOB SATISFACTION AMONG NURSES AT NIZAM,S INSTITUTE HYDERABAD SOURCE (Marina richard) Nightingale Nursing Times, July-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 16-19MEDICAL AbstractSURGICALNURSING A descriptive study was undertaken to assess job satisfaction among nurses. Objectives o To assess the job satisfaction among the nurses working in NIMS. o To find he relationship of indentified job satisfaction with selected variables. Methods Descriptive study Result 96% of the nurses were satisfied with the supervisiory guidance, 95% appreciated regular performance evaluation, 94% were impressed by the leadershio skills of In-charge sister, 89% of nurses were satisfied with sufficient salary to qualification and nature of work. Conclusion Majority of the nurses were satisfied with supervisory guidance, impressed by the supervisory skill of the In-charge sister, quite satisfaction with the salary qualification and nature of work and were comfortable working in a team, many of the nurses were satisfied with the adequate medical care facilities and bank facilities provided within the campus. Remarks o In service : help the nurse to realize the job description and job satisfaction. o In teaching : educate the employees and health members about job descripton and job satisfaction. o In research : in depth studies related to job satisfaction or dissatisfaction can be undertaken to equip the clinical nurse to be an independent nurse practioner in various health care settings.
SR. NO BLOOD TRANSFUSION SAFE TRANSFUSION PRACTICE SOURCE (Vijayalaxmi. D. Martur) Nightingale Nursing Times, Sept-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 48-51MEDICAL AbstractSURGICALNURSING A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a self instructional module on knowledge of blood transfusion among nurses working K.L.E.S. hospital Belgaum, karnataka Objective o To assess the knowledge regarding blood transfusion among nurses. o To prepare and administer self instructional module or knowledge of blood transfusion. o To evaluate the effectiveness module on knowledge of blood transfusion. Method Experimental design Result o In pretest, 78.4% nurses had average knowledge, 18.4% had good knowledge, 3% had poor knowledge. o In post-test, all nurses had good knowledge. Conclusion The selection of nurses for an education program should be done on the basis of their interest in a special area and their willingness to pursue professional development. Remarks o In service : self instructional modules should be provided to all nurses for all procedures. o In teaching : o In research : a similar study can be replicated with experimental and control group.
SR. NO EFFECTIVENESS OF EXHIBITION ON HYPERTENSION SOURCE (S Kanchan, Sumathi M,Uma C) Nightingale Nursing Times, April-2011, Vol-7, No-1, pg no. 48-51MEDICAL AbstractSURGICALNURSING A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of exhibition on level of knowledge regarding hypertension among clients with hypertension at selected setting, Chennai. Objective To assess the effectiveness of exhibition by assessing the pre-intervention and post intervention level of knowledge among clients with hypertension. Method Experimental study Result o In pre-test, 23.33% had adequately knowledge of disease condition, 56.67% had moderate knowledge, 20% had poor knowledge. o In post-test, 66.67% had adequate knowledge, 33.33% had moderate knowledge Conclusion their was a high significant improvement in the level of knowledge of clients with hypertension in the post-test after the exhibition. Remarks o In service : PHC, subcenters can utilize the exhibition as a tool to improve the knowledge of clients o In teaching : Students can be motivated fir such exhibition and can be made as a part of curriculum. o In research : further studies can be done on effectiveness of role play on people awareness.
SR. NO EFFECT OF YOGA ON BLOOD PRESSURE SOURCE (T. Sujatha) Nightingale Nursing Times, July-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 57-59MEDICALSURGICAL AbstractNURSING A study to assess the effectiveness of yoga (Navachetana shibir) on blood pressure among clients with hypertension. Objective o To assess the pretest level of blood pressure among clients with hypertension. o To determine the effect of yoga among clients with hypertension. Method Experimental study Result Mean systolic BP in experimental group differed significantly, it was reduced from 144 to 133 mmHg. And for control group 144 to 142 mmHg. Conclusion The Navachetana shibir is very simple and can be done in home in the home setup with the daily activities to decrease the blood pressure and to avoid blood pressure related complications. Remarks o In service : such modules can be taught to the staff and health team members. o In teaching : students should made compulsion to doing this workshops as their requirement. o In research : Further research can be done on effect of different meditations on blood pressure.
SR. NO PREVALENCE OF ANEMIA AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS SOURCE (T. Nirmala, and P. Sathya) Nightingale Nursing Times, July-2011, Vol-7, No-4, pg no. 57-59MEDICALSURGICAL AbstractNURSING Identification of prevalence of anemia among adolescent girls in a selected rural community of Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. Objective o To identify the factors affecting hemoglobin level of adolescent girls. o To identify the signs of anemia among adolescent girls through physical examination. o To find out the hemoglobin level to confirm anemia among adolescent girls who had signs of anemia. Method Descriptive survey design Result 52% girls were in age group of 14-15, 40.8% girls were in age group of 16-17, 7.2% girls were in age group of 17-18. Conclusion Anemia in this age group has been identifies as an important problem, the government of India has made the adolescent health as a part of RCH package. Remarks o In service : study provides an indication to initiate the anemia prophylaxis measures for adolescent girls. o In teaching : education to school teachers and adolescent girls on identification of anemia in early stages. o In research : further research can be done on effective diet on preventing anemia.
SR. NO ASSESING NURSES KNOWLEDGE OF HAND WASAHING SOURCE (UMA RANI ADHIKARI) Nightingale Nursing Times, Mar-2011, Vol-6, No-12, pg no. 9-14MEDICALSURGICAL AbstractNURSING A study to assess staff nurses’ knowledge and skill regarding hand washing technique in aselected private hospital in Kolkata. Objective o To assess the knowledge & skill of staff nurses regarding hand washing technique. o To find significant association between knowledge and skill with the selected demographic variables. o To find the relationship between knowledge and skill regarding hand washing. Method Descriptive co-relational design Result 72% nurses had average knowledge, 52% nurses had average skill of hand washing, 79% had good technique of hand washing Conclusion Most of the nurses have good knowledge regarding hand washing, but they lack satisfactory skill on hand washing practice. It may be due to less experience or lack of practice. Remarks o In service : most of the staff needs special training on hand washing and need adequate training. o In teaching : students should be taught about hand-washing technique and skills. o In research : further research can be carried out on infection transmitted by neglected health. .
SR. NO TEACHER’S KNOWLEDGE ON PREVENTION OF GOITER AMONG CHILDREN SOURCE (BIJAYALAKSHMI DASH) Nightingale Nursing Times, Mar-2011, Vol-6, No-12, pg no. 21-25MEDICALSURGICAL AbstractNURSING Iodine deficiency produces spectrum of manifestation which are termed as iodine deficiency disorder affecting specially in children. Objectives o To assess the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding prevention in goiter among school children. o To find out the association between knowledge of primary school teachers with their demographic variables. Method Exploratory cross-sectional survey Result 70.21% of teachers had average knowledge about prevention of goiter, 21.28% had good knowledge & 8.5% had poor knowledge Conclusion Overall primary teachers had average knowledge on prevention of goiter which may lead to various developmental problems of children’s in school. Remarks o In service : school health nurses can plan teaching programme through IEC to improve knowledge of community peoples on goiter & its prevention o In teaching : help the nursing professional to teach the teach the teachers how to identify goiter in early stages. o In research : further research can be done to assess the incidence and prevalence of goiter in primary school .