Effectiveness Of Information Booklet On Knowledge Regarding Crash Cart Among Staff Nurses Serving In Tertiary Care Hospital Of Maharashtra State.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 148-160
AbstractBackground: A crash cart or code cart (crash trolley) or "max cart" is a set of trays/drawers/shelves on wheels used in hospitals for transportation and dispensing of emergency medication/equipment at site of medical/surgical emergency for life support protocols to potentially save someone's life. Objectives: Primary objective:To assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge on crash cart among staff nurses. Secondary objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge on crash cart among staff nurses in tertiary care hospital. 2. To find out the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge regarding crash cart among staff nurses in tertiary care hospital.3. To find out the association between the post-test knowledge score and selected demographic variables of staff nurses in tertiary care hospital. Methods: Pre-experimental method. Sample size: 80 staff nurses serving in selected tertiary care hospital of Maharashtra state. Material:Information Booklet on knowledge regarding crash cart. Results: The study finding reveals that the majority of staff nurses were found average knowledge Before intervention, had mean knowledge score of 15.78± 3.25 is average and After intervention, had mean knowledge score is excellent and very good 26.35± 1.53. Effectiveness of information Booklet on crash cart among staff nurses The Student’s paired’ t’ test shows significant difference (31.56) at 0.05% level significance Hence it is concluded that The post-test knowledge scores on crash cart has shown highly significant difference in “t” value (t=31.56, p<0.05) among staff nurses serving in tertiary care hospital. Therefore, the information booklet on crash cart was effective among staff nurses.
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