Research Papers/Topics in Nursing And Nursing Science

EVALUATION OF SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTThis study evaluates the school health program in selected secondary schools of Sabon Gari Local Government Area Kaduna state Nigeria the study employed survey instrument design. Using a sample of 50 drawn from the population of 200 in the study area. 2 instrument mainly questionnaire and interview dully validated by expert were used for data collection, the research questions were answered using frequency distribution table while research hypothesis were test using t-test stat...

KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF NURSING PROCESS AS A TOOL FOR QUALITY CARE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1. BACKGROUND OF STUDYIn these early days, nursing was characterized by two aims: Care of the sick and promotion of health. These were accomplished with little or no direction from medicine.The nursing process functions as a systematic guide to client-centered care with 5 sequential steps. These are assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assessment. Assessment is the first step and involves critical thinking skills and data col...

PERCEIVED IMPACT OF SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SAMARU METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT The objectives of this study was to evaluate the perceived impact of school health program in various secondary schools in the Samaru community, through physical, mental and social wellbeing assessment of the students. Health promotion model was used as the theoretical framework. The Study design was a cross sectional descriptive survey design and simple random sampling method was used to select the samples consisting of 70 students from Government girls Samaru, 52 stud...

THE ROLE OF NURSES IN POLICY FORMULATION

The essence of administering or managing an organization is about decision-making, policy formulation and implementation. Organization leadership (public or private) function and operates the system based on known and clearly stated policy guidelines. Policy is thus formulated as the framework that informs organization structure, management pattern, operational processes and relationships to achieving the corporate organizational set goals and objectives. The formulation of policy p...

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF PRIMARY HEALTH NURSES TOWARDS SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICE AMONG SELECTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ILE IFE

ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to examine the knowledge and attitude of primary school teachers on school health programme. Objectives were to assess knowledge of school teachers on school health programme, to determine the attitude of school teachers towards school health programme, to determine factors contributing to participation of school teachers in school health programme, to determine level of implementation of school health programme among primary school st...

Factors Influencing Substance Abuse Among Undergraduate Students of Polytechnic Ibadan

ABSTRACT Introduction: From the beginning of time, drugs have been used in every society as human being search for substance that would sustain and protect them and also act on the nervous system to produce pleasurable sensation, santrock (2005). Undergraduate students are the most susceptible to drug use amongst different youth groups in Nigeria because most of them live outside the watch of their parents or guardian (Adeyemo, Ohaeri, Okpala, Oghale, 2016). These perceived norms moti...

Factors influencing drug regimen compliance among Diabetes patients in Asubiaro state Hospital Osogbo, Osun state

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION This study assessed the factors influencing drug regimen compliance among diabetes patient Asubiaro State hospital Osogbo in Osun State. The objective of the study was to assess the factors influencing drug regimen compliance among diabetes patient. METHODOLOGY A descriptive design was employed for the study. Convenient sampling technique( one hundred and twenty samples was used) and a self-administered semi structure questionnaire was used to gather informat...

ASSESSMENT OF WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD IN THE HOSPITAL WARDS. A CASE STUDY OF AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (ABUTH) ZARIA.

Waste generated in health care facilities which include general waste, sharps, non – sharps, blood, body parts, chemicals, phamaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive material. When all these are poorly managed, exposes health care personel, waste handler and tfhe community to infectious agents, toxicmaterials and increase risk of injury. Improper disposal can be due to lack of equipment for proper waste disposal, lack of knowledge on the side of the health personnel also the effe...

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF CULTURAL PRACTICES ON UMBILICAL CORD-CARE IN NEONATES IN INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH BANZAZZAU ZARIA, KADUNA STATE

The study was carried out in order to assess the effect of cultural practices on umbilical cord care in institute of child health Banzazzau. The purpose of the study was to identify the existing cultural practice of cord care, appropriate optimal method of cord care, to find out the relationship between orthodox and traditional method of cord care, way to improve in existing cultural practices of cord care. A descriptive research design was used in carrying out the research. A total of ...

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI.

The study was carried out on the Assessment of knowledge of Mothers on Malnutrition among Children under five years of age in Paediatric ward of sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. Prevalence of malnutrition among under five children is very high in many developing counties of the world. As a step toward reducing the prevalence, these is need to identify the important determinant of malnutrition in the speech context descriptive and regression analysis were used  to...

ANC

Antenatal care (ANC) is the care a pregnant woman receives during her pregnancy through a series of consultations with trained health care workers such as midwives, nurses, and sometimes a doctor who specializes in pregnancy and birth. According to the WHO (2014), a teenager (adolescent, youth or young person) is a person aged between thirteen (13) and nineteen (19) years. Thus, a person aged between 13 and 19 years and pregnant can be termed as a pregnant teenager, and in every society...

KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION AMONG FEMALE UNDERGRADUATES OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS

ABSTRACTEmergency contraception is a method of contraception that is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse. This study was undertaken to determine the knowledge and practice of emergency contraception among female undergraduates in University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. This study was carried out to determine the level of knowledge of emergency contraception, identify the sources of information on emergency contraception, determine the practice of emergency contraceptio...

ZIKA VIRUS INFECTION: A CURRENT GLOBAL THREAT TO MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

ABSTRACT Zika virus disease is a mosquito-borne disease caused by Zika virus which causes in general a mild febrile illness with maculopapular rash. Aedes mosquitoes are considered as main vectors. Zika virus infection, at present, is one of the greatest concerns of medical personnels. Though it has been reported for quite a longtime, its rapid emergence, new modes of transmission, and more importantly, the new modes of transmission, and more importantly, the congenital anomalies a...

PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA ON FEMALE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA ENUGU CAMPUS

ABSTRACTDysmenorrhoea is the most common gynaecologic complaint and the leading cause of recurrent short-term school or work absenteeism among female adolescents and young adults. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and impact of dysmenorrhea among female students in University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. The study was carried out to, determine the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea, amongst the students, elicit the predisposing factors to dysmenorrhea, assess the impact of dy...

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