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Title:
ASSESSMENT OF NURSES′ PRACTICAL SKILLS REGARDING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS IN THE DELIVERY UNIT
Authors: Zeinab Rabea Abd Elmordy,Kamilia Ragab Aboushabana,Amel Ahmed Hassan Omran,Eman Mohammed Abd Elhakam
Year: 2015
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Abstract:

Abstract AIM: aim of the study was to assess nurses' practical skills regarding emergency situations in the delivery unit. DESIGN: A descriptive study design. SETTING: The study was conducted at labor unit in both Benha University Hospital and Benha Educational Hospital. SAMPLING: A convenient sample includes 60 nurses. TOOLS: The tools of data collection were interviewing questionnaire schedule, likert scale and observational checklist. RESULTS: The present study revealed that the majority of the studied nurses did not receive any training program regarding emergency situations in the delivery unit, more than half of the studied nurses had unsatisfactory knowledge regarding emergency situations in the delivery unit, nearly three quarters had incorrect practices and more than half of the studied nurses had negative attitude regarding emergency situations in the delivery unit also, there was highly statistical significant relation between total nurses' knowledge and their socio-demographic characteristics (P ≤ 0.001), while there was no statistical significant relation between nurses' practices and their level of education (P ≥ 0.001). CONCLUSION: The present study showed that more than half of the studied nurses had unsatisfactory knowledge, nearly three quarters had incorrect practices and more than half of the nurses had negative attitude regarding emergency situations in the delivery unit. RECOMMENDATIONS: Developing educational programs regarding obstetrical emergencies during labor are recommended for nurses working at labor unit to improve their knowledge, practices and attitude. Key words: Obstetrical emergencies, Emergency Obstetrics Care.

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