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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1291, E-ISSN: 2664-1305, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.6
International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B

A study to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the care of newborn during phototherapy in selected hospitals of Jaipur

Vishnu Dev Mishra and Dr. Mohammed Umar Khan

Introduction: The neonatal jaundice (NNJ) is still a leading cause of preventable brain damage, physical and mental handicap, and early death among infants in many communities. Nearly 70% of term and 80% of preterm infants develop Jaundice during the First week of life. Jaundice is the frequent diagnosis and reason of post discharge readmission in any neonatal set-up. Phototherapy as a treatment modality has become the backbone of un-conjugated hyper-bilirubinemia in the neonate. It's noninvasive in nature and has fewer side effects as reported until now.
Objective: To assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the care of newborn during phototherapy in selected hospitals of Jaipur.
Methods: A descriptive survey research design was conducted among the 50 staff nurses working in Government Jaipuria hospital, Jaipur. The sample were selected by non-probability convenient sampling technique.
Results: The mean of knowledge score is 13.22 with 52.88% mean percentage median is 12.5 and the SD is 2.27.
Discussion: on the basis of the results it is concluded that the level 6% has adequate knowledge 52% moderate knowledge and 42% have inadequate knowledge.
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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
How to cite this article:
Vishnu Dev Mishra, Dr. Mohammed Umar Khan. A study to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the care of newborn during phototherapy in selected hospitals of Jaipur. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2020;2(2):123-125. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2020.v2.i2b.151
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