Author(s): Sindhu Anil Menon, Daisy Abraham

Email(s): sindhuanil67@yahoo.co.in

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00018.4   

Address: Sindhu Anil Menon1, Dr. Daisy Abraham2
1Research Scholar, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2Professor, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background and Objective: Fatigue is one of the most debilitating and prevalent symptoms in nurses. Many times it is left unrecognized and perhaps the cause of many medical errors. Aim of This Study: was to investigate the knowledge of intern nurses working in a hospital regarding work related fatigue and to find out the association between the knowledge and demographic variables. Materials And Methods: A purposivesamplingtechniquewasusedtocollectdatafromthesample.Thesamplessizewas 100 intern nurses. A self administered questionnaire was used as the tool. Results: The knowledge level was assessed by self structured questionnaire. The result shows only 10(10%) of sample had adequate knowledge were as 30(30%) of sample had moderate knowledge and 60(60%) of sample had inadequate knowledge regarding work related fatigue. There was no significant association between the knowledge and demographic variables.


Cite this article:
Sindhu Anil Menon, Daisy Abraham. A Descriptive Approach to assess the knowledge regarding work related Fatigue among Intern Nurses. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(1):68-71. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00018.4


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