Efficacy of nursing awareness guidelines on their compliance in caring of pregnant women suffering from hepatitis c

Safaa A. Hashim1, Mona Mgahed ; Mossa Soliman, Sahar 


Objective: to evaluate effect of nursing awareness guidelines on nurses' compliance regarding care of pregnant women suffering from hepatitis c virus. Methods: The present study was quasi – experimental study conducted over a period of 9 months from March 2012 to November 2012 at obstetrics and gynecology hospital- Ain Shams University. Four tools of data collection were used: structure interview questionnaire, observational performance checklist, Likart attitude scale and supportive material in form of Arabic booklet guidelines. The study completed by purposeful sample of total number of 47 nurses. Results: nurses' mean age was 37.2+ 7.23. The results showed improvement of nurses' knowledge, compliance and attitude total score regarding care of pregnant woman with hepatitis c after guidelines. There was significant positive correlation between nurses' knowledge score and their compliance, attitude post guidelines. Conclusion: the current study reflected that there is poor knowledge, noncompliance and negative attitude before guidelines. Significance improvement in nurses' knowledge, compliance and attitude was detected post guidelines. Booklets and brochures about hepatitis c which cover up to date information must be available for nurses in all hospital departments in addition to continuous training courses.

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Keywords awareness guidelines, pregnant women, hepatitis C, compliance.
Issue Date 1-Jun-2013
Publisher المجلة المصرية للرعاية الصحية
Journal Egyptian journal of health care 
Series/Report no. 1;2
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/123456789/2067

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