K. Sasikala, R. Prescilla
K. Sasikala1, R. Prescilla2
1Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, 395, Sarojini Naidu Street, New Siddhapudur, Coimbatore
2Clinical Instructor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, 395, Sarojini Naidu Street, New Siddhapudur, Coimbatore
Volume - 4,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2016
The main aim of the present study was Assessment of risk perception of musculoskeletal injuries among critical care nurses and education on lifting practices and prevention of musculoskeletal injury. The study was conducted at critical care units of Sri Ramakrishna hospital. The research design adopted was one group pretest quasi experimental design. The total sample size consist of 38 staff nurses in Critical Care Unit, 30 staff nurses. The questionnaire used for collecting data from the critical care nurses. The survey questions aimed to identify discomfort on pain on the body parts. Some of the body parts that were covered include the following shoulder, neck and back. A structured lesson plan was formulated. The education was give with the help of Laptop. According to the results of the methodology used in this study, there are associated risks with the job when nurses move and transfer patients. The results show that lifting patients at the critical care unit has contributed to Musculoskeletal Injuries among nurses.
Cite this article:
K. Sasikala, R. Prescilla. Risk Perception of Musculoskeletal Injury among Critical care Nurses at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(4): 339-344.