Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Assess the knowledge of Renal Calculi among Patients Admitted in Urology Ward at Selected Hospital in Madurai with a View to Prepare a Pamphlet.



Address:   Mrs. Shanthi. S1, Mrs. Shambhavi.2, Mrs. Vinutha M D’Souza3
1Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing , Mangalore, Karnataka. India.
2Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka. India.
3Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka. India.
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ABSTRACT:
Kidney stones are the commonest universal complaints. Kidney stones modify the victim’s behaviour of great fear of the intense pain and are threatened with the failure of the kidney. The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge of renal calculi among patients admitted in urology ward at selected hospitals in Madurai with a view to prepare a pamphlet.. A descriptive survey approach was adopted for the study. Sample of 100 patients admitted in urology ward age between 20-60 were selected. Purposive sampling technique was used. A demographic variable and structured knowledge questionnaire was used for data collection. The result revealed that majority (17%) of the samples had average knowledge regarding renal calculi, 80 % of the samples had poor knowledge and 3% of the patients had good knowledge regarding renal calculi and also found that there was no significant association of knowledge score with demographic variables at P < 0.05 level of significance.
KEYWORDS:
Renal calculi, patient, knowledge, urology.
Cite:
Shanthi. S, Shambhavi., Vinutha M D’Souza. Assess the knowledge of Renal Calculi among Patients Admitted in Urology Ward at Selected Hospital in Madurai with a View to Prepare a Pamphlet. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(4): Oct.- Dec. 2014; Page 294-296.
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