Knowledge, attitude and practice of intensive care units’ nurses about physical restraint in tertiary care hospitals of Lahore
Keywords:Intensive Care Units’ Nurses, Physical Restraint, Tertiary Care Hospitals of Lahore.
The study was conducted with the objective to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of Intensive Care Units’ nurses about physical restraint in Tertiary Care Hospitals, Lahore Pakistan. The nature of the study was cross-sectional and conducted in the five Tertiary Care Hospitals i.e. Mayo Hospital, Sheikh Zaid hospital, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore General Hospital and Punjab Institute of Cardiology. The study used the purposive sampling method for the total accessible charge nurses in five tertiary care hospitals as defined under the study setting. A total of 196 nurses were selected in the study from target population in the study setting area. The original PRQ questionnaire has been used and tested for reliability and validity by numerous authors in many countries (Stinson, 2016). The Mean ± SD was given for numeric data i.e., knowledge, attitude and practice scores. The analysis yielded that nurses had fair knowledge, proper attitude and unsatisfactory practices.
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