Evaluation of Nurses Practices toward Patients with Tracheostomy in Respiratory Care Units in Baghdad Teaching Hospitals
Keywords:patient, Tracheostomy, respiratory care units
Objectives: The study aims to evaluate the nurse's practices toward patients with Tracheostomy in respiratory care units, and to find out the significant differences between their practices and some variables.
Methodology: Descriptive analytical design of the study was conducting on 100 nurses, starting in November 15th 2011 to the March 20th 2012. The study was carried out of five hospitals: ( 24 nurses of Surgical specialties hospital, 26 nurse Baghdad teaching hospital, 17 nurse Al-kadhemia teaching hospital, 18 nurses of AL-Yarmook Teaching hospital, And AL-Karama Teaching hospital 15 nurse ) in Baghdad city. The questionnaire was composed of two parts and introductory page that invite the nurses who participate in the study, part one: is demographic- characteristics sheet which consist of 19 items, which included Gender, age, level of education, workplace, and year of experiences. Part two: form questionnaire composed of (20) items of the practice nurse on the nursing care of the patient with Tracheostomy in a respiratory resuscitation unit. The researcher used the appropriate statistical methods in the data analysis, which included descriptive data analysis and inferential data analysis.
Results: The findings of present study revealed that 51% of the nurses were females, majority of them at age 18-27 years ago, most of the nurses were institute education graduated were of (53%), 51% of the nurses was single, 57% of the nurses was years of experience, majority at (1-5) years of experience, the results indicated that there were highly significant between nurse's practices and training course at P-0.05.
Conclusions: the results of study concluded that the nurses have highly significant between nurse's practices and training course
Recommendation: The study recommends to preparing programmed lectures for the nurses, and need for a broader study and a larger sample.
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