Research Papers/Topics in Nursing And Nursing Science

EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING

Nutrition education being a component of health education is propitious to create awareness on how to source, prepare, combine and use food resources for promoting good health among all groups of human beings; especially pregnant women who need adequate nutrition for their physiological needs and improve the health of both the mother and fetus. Studies have suggested that women have low dietary intake of fruits and vegetables. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a framework globa...

Factors Affecting Medical Waste Disposal At Ishaka Adventist Hospital, Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT Healthcare institutions/facilities generate different types of infectious and/or hazardous medical waste from different department in the hospital that poses enormous risk to patients, healthcare providers, waste pickers, and the community at large, if their disposal is not comprehensively and scientifically managed, about 5.2 million people (including 4 million children) die each year from waste related diseases and the hazards of exposure to hospital waste. The study purpose...

Postnatal Care Practices Among Mothers In Three Rural Communities Of Yakurr Lga Of Crossriverstate

ABSTRACT Reports show that most maternal deaths occur during the post natal period, yet this is when coverage and programmes of maternal and child health are at their lowest along the continuum of care in the local government, state, country and African region at large. Therefore it is important to investigate postnatal care practices carried out by mothers to reduce the trend. The aim of this is study was to assess postnatal care practices with respect to, perineal wound care, breast-f...

Postnatal Care Practices Among Mothers in Three Rural Communities of Yakurr of Cross Rivers State

ABSTRACT Reports show that most maternal deaths occur during the post natal period, yet this is when coverage and programmes of maternal and child health are at their lowest along the continuum of care in the local government, state, country and African region at large. Therefore it is important to investigate postnatal care practices carried out by mothers to reduce the trend. The aim of this is study was to assess postnatal care practices with respect to, perineal wound care, breast-f...

Assessing Follow-up Care For Discharged Psychiatric Patients by Mental Health Nurses in Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Rumuigbo, Rivers State

ABSTRACT The study assessed follow-up care for discharged psychiatric patients by mental health nurses in Neuro-psychiatric hospital, Rumuigbo in Rivers State. Three objectives were set for the study. The study design was a cross-sectional descriptive survey. A sample of 124 participants which comprised of mental health nurses and discharged psychiatric patients were used for the study. Researcher developed questionnaires that were used as instruments for data collection. Data were s...

Demographic And Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Utilization of Maternal Health Services in Selected Rural Communities in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area, Enugu State Nigeria

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine demographic and socio-economic factors influencing utilization of Maternal Health Services in selected rural communities in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area in Enugu State, Nigeria. The study addressed three objectives and tested two hypotheses. A cross-sectional descriptive survey design was used. The study population comprised of 5090 women of childbearing age 15-49 years from which a sample size of 370 women was used. Pretested researc...

Breast Cancer Awareness And Practice of Breast Self Examination Among Rural Women in Umuowa, Orlu Local Government Area Imo State

ABSTRACT Breast cancer is said to be the commonest cancer and the most lethal malignancy in women across the world. Most of the cases are brought late to the hospital when the conditions are severe with multiple nodal involvements and poorer clinical-pathological prognostic outcome. If breast changes are detected early and treatment commenced early enough, the survival rate of breast cancer Wii is increased. The purpose of this study was to investigate the breast cancer awareness and pra...

Assessment of Food Safety Knowledge And Practices Among Food Handlers in Restaurant in Nnewi Urban

ABSTRACTThe foodborne disease remains a major Public Health problem across the globe. The high incidence of food borne illness has led to an increase in global concern about food safety. The purpose of this was to assess food safety, knowledge and practises among food handlers in restaurants in Nnewi Urban. The researcher utilized a cross sectional descriptive survey design and a convenient sampling method was used to reach one hundred and eighty (180) food handlers from two randomly sel...

A Five–Year Review of Maternal Mortality at The Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki Ebonyi State

ABSTRACT   Maternal mortality has remained high worldwide, especially in developing countries including Nigeria where over 90% of maternal deaths are essentially preventable. The target of MDG 5 is to reduce maternal deaths at least75% by the end of 2015. The study sought to establish the maternal mortality ratio, trend and causes of maternal mortality and association between occupation and causes of Maternal Mortality at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), Ebony...

Nursing Students Perception of Clinical Nursing Training in Selected Nursing Programmes in Enugu State

ABSTRACT   This study is aimed at assessing the nursing students’ perceptions of clinical nursing training in selected nursing programmes in Enugu State. Five specific objectives and two null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A descriptive cross-section design was adopted. A purposive sampling technique was used to select the nursing programmes and the class level of the students. A total population of 442 nursing students was used for the study. A self-develop...

Comparative Analysis of Patients’ and Nurses’ Perceptions of Nurse Caring Behaviours in Two Tertiary Hospitals in Jos

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to comparatively assess patients’ and nurses’ perceptions of nurse caring behaviours in Jos University Teaching hospital (JUTH) and Plateau State Specialist Hospital (PSSH) Jos. A cross-sectional descriptive survey design was employed to study 332 patients and nurses. No sampling was done as all the subjects who met the inclusion criteria were included in the study. Data were collected using a modified Caring Behavior Assessment questionnaire (...

The Assessment of Midwives Responses to Obstetrics Emergencies

 INTRODUCTION                   This chapter will introduce the sub-heading of the research work as follows: background of the study, statement of problem, objective of the study, significance of the study, research questions, scope of the study, areas of study and delimitation and operational definition of terms.1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYEmergency obstetric management are a set of life saving...

Prevalence of Breast Cancer Among Women Aged (15-49 Years)

INTRODUCTION1.0 Background of the studyThis chapter describes the Background of the study, the statement of the problem, objectives of the study, Research Questions, significance of the study, scope/delimitation of the study and Operational definitions of terms.The development of the human breast begins during gestation but is not complete at the time of birth. Further development and differentiation of breast tissue occurs over time and especially in puberty, continuing through the reproduct...

Parents Knowledge on The Impact of Vernal Conjunctivitis Among Children Aged 3-16 Year

INTRODUCTION1.0 IntroductionThe eye is an organ of sight; it is a cystic structure which keeps it distended by the pressure inside it. Although generally referred to as the globe.The eyeball is not a spare but consist of two modified spare fused together. The cornea is a part of the anterior smaller portion with a radius of 7.8mm while the sclera is the pat that is the posterior larger spare with radius of about 12mm.The eye is a special organ of sight which comprises the eyeball, optic nerve...

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Personal Hygiene Among Food Vendors

Personal hygiene is the science of healthy living of an individual. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences, 2018, It has been reported that washing hands with water and soap could reduce the diarrheal and respiratory diseases by 44% and 23% respectively.Human body usually carries food poisoning bacteria on their skin, noses or in the intestinal tract. Thus, food handlers should keep themselves clean by washing their hands, wearing a clean cloth and avoid jewelry inside re...


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