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Nursing Journal of India

Drinani Phawa
Dysmenorrhoea is the common gynaecological disorder among adolescents which interferes with daily activities, including school activities. Majority of the girls feel shy to discuss menstrual problems and wish to treat the pain and symptoms by self, without consulting a doctor. This study presents the effects of acupressure at the Sanyinjio point on dysmenorrhoea. The study was carried out on BSc Nursing students of the Yenepoya Nursing College of Mangalore in 2012 among 70 participants with dysmenorrhoea and all were rating higher than five for pain on a Numerical Rating Scale...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Bhagya Devi Das
Considering low level of knowledge of teenage girls regarding menstrual hygiene, the present study sought to assess the same among 30 girls of various age groups. The comparison of pre-test and post-test parameters showed significant improvement after administering structured teaching programme. Thus, it can be concluded that structured teaching is effective in increasing menstrual knowledge of teenage girls.
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Kanika Sharma, Komal Preet Kaur, Manpreet Kaur
The study was undertaken to assess the anger and coping behaviours adopted by nursing students. A comparative study was conducted among 90 BSc Nursing students and 90 GNM students. Simple random sampling technique by lottery method was used for selecting the sample. Level of anger was assessed by Clinical Anger Scale (CAS) and Structured Coping Behaviour Checklist was used to assess the coping behaviours adopted by nursing students. The finding revealed that majority of BSc Nursing and GNM students had minimal level of anger and adopt the adaptive behaviours to tide over the angry feelings...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Sinmayee Kumari Devi
"Menopause is an event in life, not a disease". It is a universal transition that most women normally experience. Menopause is the time when menstruation ceases, commonly between the ages of 45 to 53 years and the main complication of menopause is osteoporosis. It is important that all the women should have knowledge regarding how to take care of herself to limit the complication. Therefore, a pre-experimental study was conducted among 30 post-menopausal women in Chakeisihani (Bhubaneswar), with a view to provide need-based edu- cational intervention on post-menopausal care in order to prevent osteoporosis...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Neeraj Kumar Bansal
A descriptive survey was conducted on 60 staff nurses working in Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Gwalior to identify their knowledge regarding immediate post-operative managemeht of the patients who have undergone Commando surgery. Majority of staff nurses (about 83% of them BSc Nsg), were in the age group of 21-30 years. Staff nurses had good knowledge regarding immediate post-operative Commando care. Comparison of mean, SD and mean percentage of the knowledge showed the highest mean score was 18...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Nivya Lukose, Sheela Pavithran, K Anu
A single group quasi-experimental study was conducted among 40 women on the flrst day after they underwent mastectomy. Subjects were selected by convenience sampling technique. A single sessionfoot reflexology was administered among post-mastectomy women. Pain was assessed at baseline, post-test I (immediately after foot reflexology) and post-test II (30 minutes after foot reflexology). The findings revealed that there was a statistically significant difference between the pain scores at baseline and both the post-tests (t (39) = 2...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Blaze Asheetha Maria Rosario
An Evaluative research approach, using a quasi-experimental, time series, control group post-test only design, was adopted. Data was collected from 30 consecutively selected primigravid women using a Structured Observational Checklist. The data gathered was analysed and interpreted using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings revealed that video clip intervention related to birthing process is effective in enhancing the behaviour of primigravid women during first stage of labour.
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Banrishisha Mary Suting
Water supply, sanitation and health are closely related. Poor hygiene, inadequate quantities and quality of drinking water and lack of sanitation facilities cause millions of the world's poorest people to die from preventable diseases each year. So a study was conducted among the people of Laitkor rural community with a 100 sample size and convenient sampling technique was adopted. Socio demographic data and a 40 items self-structured knowledge questionnaire on environmental sanitation and its impact on health was employed for the study...
July 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Philomina Thomas, Suneeta Mittal
We present here a report, based on data obtained from six selected North Indian hospitals, on variations in the number of human deliveries over the period from 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011. We tried to identify whether there are any cycles exhibited by the data. We discover cyclicity over different months of the year and days of the week whereas cyclicity over different phases of the lunar cycle is not clearly established.
May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Geeta Devi
A study was conducted to assess the knowledge regarding the breastfeeding among girl adolescent students of Government Senior secondary schools of rural areas of Rohtak district. 400 adolescent girls of class 11 and 12 in age range from 15 -18 years were administered with a Breastfeeding Knowledge Questionnaire consisting of 40 items covering items on knowledge about breastfeeding andfeeding practices, colostrums, advantages of breastfeeding, breastfeeding and weaning, breastfeeding & dietary practices and diseases...
May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Lalchawisangi Hlawn, Gauranshi Kaur
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May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Suwersh Narula Khanna
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May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Sangamesh Nidagundi
Alcoholic beverages are the oldest intoxicating drinks aiscoverea ana consumea by man. Its abuse kills millions of people, sends millions of victims to hospitals, necessitates millions of police arrests, breaks millions of marriages and homes and causes severe damage to industry and economy. This study was set out to examine the knowledge, attitude and expectancy of alcohol among 2000 undergraduate students selected by multistage stratified random sam- pling design. The data were collected by using College Drinking Attitude Scale and Alcohol Expectancy Questionnaire standardised tools...
May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Shweta Sharma, Kamli Prakash
Objectives of the study were to determine the effectiveness of a teaching programme regarding home care of CVA patients on knowledge and pratice ofinformal caregivers, to find association between pre-test knowledge and practice scores ofinformal caregivers with their selected demographic variables, and to find correlation between post-test knowledge score and post-test practice score of informal caregivers of CVA patients. Quantitative research approach and pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design was adopted...
May 2016: Nursing Journal of India
C S Jayshri
Health care professionals including doctors, nurses and paramedical staffs are, in some ways, the guardians of the community. Nursing relies on multiple ways of knowledge because it has close relationship with social, behavioural and biological sciences. It is the duty of the entire health care establishment to ensure speedy recovery of their patients by providing quality health care.
March 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Parab Diksha Tulshidas
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March 2016: Nursing Journal of India
M Sindhu Devi, K Jibin
The work environment of nurse leaders may have substantial impact on both nursing out-comes and patient safety. Performance obstacles hinder nurse leaders' capacity to perform theirjobs and are associated closely with their immediate work environment. The aim of the study was to identify the performance obstacles experienced by nurse leaders in their work environment that cover all elements of the work system model. An exploratory, descriptive design was utilised; the sample included all available nurse leaders (n=50)...
March 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Deepika C Khakha, Bimla Kapoor, Manju
A cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted to assess Quality of life (QOL) of people living with HIV (PLWH) at ART clinic at a tertiary care centre. The study population conveniently selected comprised of 200 PLWH consenting to be apart of the study who met the inclusion criteria. The ethicalpermission was taken from the centre. The lowest quality of life is seen in social relations, followed by physical quality of life. There was positive association of age with physical domain, independence and spiritual domain of quality of life and significant p value...
March 2016: Nursing Journal of India
Meena Ganapathy
By 2025 India will be the leading country for such chronic illness as hypertension, cardio vascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.There is a high level of prevalence of non-communicable diseases,such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension diabetes, mental problems, injuries, etc. Organ transplantation is evolving very fast -as a mode of: treatment for end-stage diseases. Every week, many people die waiting for an organ transplant. These lives could be saved by improving knowledge of organ donation and recovery among health team members and lay public alike...
March 2016: Nursing Journal of India
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