To Assess The Knowledge About Essential Newborn Care In The Nursing Staff Catering To Neonatal Population In Tertiary Care Hospital

Autors: Mr. Prasad Kajale,Dr. NishadPatil,Dr. Sunil Mhaske

VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (2) | Abstract | pdf PDF Full Article | DOI:

Abstract:

Nursing staff has a very important role in neonatology services at all levels. Being the primary contact personnel, newborn care knowledge could have direct impact on neonatal mortality. This study was under taken to assess knowledge aboutessential newborn care in the nursing staff catering to neonatal population. Around 40 nurses included, i r r e s p e c t i v e o f a g e,q u a l i f i c a t i o n a n d experience.Using questionnaire with 15 simple, easy to understand, objective type of questions. In this most of nurses aware of breast feeding, hand washing, danger signs and KMC for prevention of hypothermia but lack in neonatal resuscitation. Continued medical education for nursing staff would be a very essential intervention for minimizing neonatal mortality and morbidity.

Keywords: Essential Newborn Care, Nursing staff Catering, Interventions

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Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Kajale. P, Patil N, Mhaske S. To Assess The Knowledge About Essential Newborn Care In The Nursing Staff Catering To Neonatal Population In Tertiary Care Hospital.VIMSHSJ,(2014),1(2), pp-10-11

 Harvard Style

 Kajale. P, Patil N, Mhaske S(2014),To Assess The Knowledge About Essential Newborn Care In The Nursing Staff Catering To Neonatal Population In Tertiary Care Hospital, VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-10-11

APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Kajale. P, Patil N, Mhaske S(2014),To Assess The Knowledge About Essential Newborn Care In The Nursing Staff Catering To Neonatal Population In Tertiary Care Hospital, VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(2), pp-10-11