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Feroze M, Afzal M, Sarwar H, Galani A, Afshan S. Knowledge and Practice of Registered Nurses about Patient Safety after Cardiac Catheterization in Punjab Institute of Cardiology Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan. IJMPP 2017; 2 (2) :233-238
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1- Student of BSc Nursing Degree Program (Post RN), Nursing Hostel, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan.
2- Principal, Department of Nursing, University of Lahore, Pakistan.
3- Demonstrator, Department of Nursing, University of Lahore.
4- Dean, Department of Nursing, University of Lahore, Pakistan.
5- Biostatistician, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan.
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Background: Cardiac Catheterization is a critical health status which requires standardized care policies, as well as it needs qualified and skilled health provider to obtain good outcome of management.This study aimed toassess the knowledge and practice of nurses regarding patient safety after cardiac catheterization.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Punjab Institute of cardiology located in Lahore, Pakistan from 01st December 2016 to 31st March, 2017. 171 female nurses through using convenient sampling technique were included in the study. Questionnaire with multiple choice was used to collect data. Likert scale for multiple choose questionnaires regarding knowledge and practice of the nurses were used Collected data were analyzed using SPSS version 21.
Results: Out of 171 participants, all (N = 171) were female, most nurses had job experience of 2-5 years and 6-10 years, they were represented by 34.5% and 31.0% respectively. Mean of total knowledge was found good, when compared to mean of practice which was poor. This showed that nurses have good knowledge about post cardiac catheterization complication. It was found significant value of P < 0.0001 by applying correlation, that showed there was a good association between knowledge and practice (P < 0.05).
Conclusion: There was positive association between the knowledge and practice about patient’s safety after Cardiac Catheterization among Pakistanis registered nurses. Nurses those have proper knowledge and practice could help in rehabilitation of patients.
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Received: 2017/05/30 | Accepted: 2017/06/1 | Published: 2017/06/29

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