Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Knowledge assessment on use of Body mechanics and Safety measures among ward attendants in selected hospital of Dehradun, Uttarakhand



Address:   Aditi Rawat1, Arti Negi1, Manisha Rana1, Minakshi Gusain1, Neetu Negi1, Nisha Tomar1, Shailja Purohit1, Tripta Rathor1, Yamini Rawat1, Anjana Williams2*, Rajni Rana3
1Students of General Nursing and Midwifery, Himalayan College of Nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
2Senior Nursing Tutor, Mental Health Nursing, Himalayan College of Nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
3Clinical Instructor, Medical Surgical Nursing, Himalayan College of Nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00062.2

ABSTRACT:
Quantitative non-experimental, cross sectional survey design was used to assess the level of knowledge on use of Body mechanics and Safety measures among 100 ward attendants working in selected hospital. Samples were selected from 29 wards through simple random sampling technique. The data was collected through knowledge questionnaire after validating the tool from various experts in the field. The results showed that out of total number of subjects 53% participants were between the age group of 21-30years. Majority 79% of the study participants were male and about 45% participants were having bachelor education. Most of 74% participants were experience between 4months- 7years. Majority 79% of the study participants were no back pain and rest of the 21% were suffering from back pain due to heavy lifting 62% with thin body built 77%. The 70% study participants had an average level of knowledge.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge assessment on use of Body mechanics and Safety measures among ward attendants in selected hospital of Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Cite:
Aditi Rawat, Arti Negi, Manisha Rana, Minakshi Gusain, Neetu Negi, Nisha Tomar, Shailja Purohit, Tripta Rathor, Yamini Rawat, Anjana Williams, Rajni Rana. Knowledge assessment on use of Body mechanics and Safety measures among ward attendants in selected hospital of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2017; 5(4):288-292.
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