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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme Regarding Use of Braden Scale In Prevention of Pressure Sores in Terms of Knowledge among Staff Nurses at Selected Hospital, District Hisar (Haryana)

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 1666-1672

Keywords : Pressure sore; knowledge; structured teaching; Braden Scale; staff nurses;

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Introduction: A pressure ulcer is defined as a localised injury to the skin and or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with sheer. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding use of Braden scale in prevention of pressure sores among staff nurses. Methodology: A Pre-experimental study was conducted among 60 staff nurses in selected hospital of district Hisar, Haryana. Self-structured knowledge questionnaire was used to collect the data. Result: The result shows that in the pre-test 44 (73.3%) of staff nurses had good knowledge scores and 16 (26.7%) of the staff nurses had fair knowledge scores. None of the staff nurses had poor and very good knowledge score. In the post-test 58 (96.7%) of staff nurses had very good knowledge scores and 02 (3.3%) of the staff nurses had good knowledge scores. The result reveals that the structured teaching programme was effective in increasing the knowledge of staff nurses regarding use of Braden Scale in prevention of pressure sores. There is significance association between the pre-test knowledge score level and Age of staff nurses. Conclusion: The study findings provide the statistical evidence which clearly indicate that Structured Teaching Programme has significant effect on the level of knowledge in Staff nurses.

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