A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Practices Regarding Administration of IV Therapy among the Staff Nurses Working in BIMR Hospital at Gwalior, M.P.
Naveen Kumar Panchal, Pooja Yadav
Intravenous therapy is the parenteral administration of fluids, medication, nutritional support, blood products and the transfusion of blood. Fluids are delivered through a vascular access device, which is inserted into a peripheral or central vein. The aim of the study to assess the knowledge and practice of staff nurses regarding administration of IV therapy. A non experimental design were used of which total 50 Samples were selected by using purposive non probability sampling technique. The Knowledge assessed through structured Questionnaire and practice by observation checklist. The results were described by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Overall knowledge mean score was (14.16%) with (3.60) standard deviations whereas Practice means score was (38.84%) with (1.40) standard deviations. On the basis of the findings of the study, similar study can be replicated on a large sample to generate the findings.