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Dec 2017, Vol. 3, Issue 4

A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Protein Energy Malnutrition in Under-Five Children among Anganwadi Workers at Selected Anganwadi Centre Obedullahganj, (Mp)

Ms. Sumithra T., Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Ms. Dipika kaushal, Ms. Pushplata Paraste

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Protein energy malnutrition has been identified has a major health problem in the India, it is not only an important and mortality but leads also to permanent impairment of physical and possibly of mental growth of those who services. The objectives of the study include to assess the knowledge regarding protein energy malnutrition in under five children, to find out the association between knowledge scorers regarding protein energy malnutrition in under five children among Anganwadi workers with their selected demographic variables and to disseminate pamphlets regarding protein energy malnutrition in under five children among Anganwadi workers. The research approach adopted for the study was descriptive survey by using convenient sampling technique data collection was done by distributing structured questionnaires and purpose of the study was explained to the anganwadi workers and were assured of confidentiality of responses at last pamphlet regarding protein energy malnutrition were distributed anganwadi workers. The data generated was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objective in terms of frequency, percentage, mean, median, standard deviation and chi square. The major finding are summarized as follows majority of anganwadi workers 60% belongs to age group of 20-26year,70% anganwadi workers from Muslim,90% are educated level was up to higher secondary. The study reveals that out of 30 samples majority of anganwadi workers 96.6% had moderate knowledge, 3.33% anganwadi workers had adequate and 0% anganwadi workers had inadequate knowledge regarding protein energy malnutrition.

A Study to assess the Coping Strategies used by the Nursing Students in a Selected College of Nursing,Chennai.

Mr. M. Raghavendran M.Sc (N) & Mrs. S. Andal M.Sc(N)

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Coping strategies can offer an immense repertoire of defences to maintain control and balance in the face of stress. A person can cope at different levels, including physical, social, cognitive and emotional levels. The objectives of the study were to assess the coping strategies used by the nursing students and to associate the coping strategies with selected demographic variables of nursing students. Assumption of the study was Positive way of coping promotes mental health of an individual. A Descriptive Survey Design was used and the samples were the students who fulfilled the inclusion criteria with the period of study, sample size comprised of 50 students of B.Sc Nursing degree course were selected by convenient sampling technique. Results shows that percentage distribution of level of coping out off 50 students 6 members having highly positive coping, 36 members having Positive coping and 8members having negative coping. Conclusion of the study was most of the students are having positive coping strategies.

A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Oral Hygiene and Prevention of Common Oral Health Problems among Primary School Children

Mrs. Sameeksha Bhardwaj, Mr. Madan Mohan Gupta

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Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders. The children form 38-40% of general population. One of the major health problems faces by the children is oral health problems, more commonly dental caries. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding oral hygiene and prevention of common oral health problems among primary school children. The main objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding oral hygiene and prevention of common oral health problems among primary school children and to find out the association between knowledge score and selected demographic variables. A descriptive approach with stratified random sampling method was adopted. The study was conducted in a primary school at Dist. Hapur (U.P.), on 60 primary school children studying in 4th and 5th class The tool was designed to collect the Demographic data and Self Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was administered. Collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study revealed that only 1.66% children had adequate knowledge, 45% of school children had inadequate knowledge and 53.33% had moderate knowledge regarding Oral hygiene and prevention of common oral health problems.

Assess the Knowledge regarding Bio Medical Waste Management among the Staff Nurse in Selected Hospitals at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh with a View to Develop an Information Booklet.

Mr. Gaddam Vishwaprakash M.Sc(N), Mr. Saurabh Rai, MD. Saif Nawaz Khan, Ms. Shubhani Saurabh

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Hospital waste refers to all waste, biologic or non biologic that is discarded and not for further use in any circumstances. Biomedical waste (BMW) is created in hospitals, research and health care teaching institutes, clinics, laboratories, blood banks, animal homes and veterinary institutes. The objectives of the study are to assess the knowledge level among staff nurses, to find out the association between knowledge level with their socio demographic variables and to develop and distribute an information booklet regarding bio medical waste management. The descriptive design was used to conduct the study with 60 staff nurses selected as convenient sampling technique. The results are the majority of the staff nurses 30(50%) had adequate knowledge and 27(45%) had moderate knowledge, 03(05%) had inadequate knowledge. The association between socio demographic variables like age in years and non significant was gender and religion shows significant.

Stress Management and Its Prevention

Mr. Subin Raj R

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Stress can be defined in different ways over the years. Actually, it was conceived of as pressure from the environment, then as strain within the person. The generally accepted definition today is one of interaction among the situation and the individual. It’s the psychological and physical state which results when the resources of the individual person are not sufficient to cope with the demands and pressure of the circumstances. Thus, it is more likely in some situations than others and in some individuals than others. Stress can undermine the achievement of goals, both for individuals and for organisations. Stress is the demonstrative and cathartic caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. The mental symptoms of stress include anxiety, irritability, and lack of concentrate, feeling excessively tired, and having induced sleeping. The physical symptoms of stress include dry mouth, changing heart function, difficulty breathing, Gastro Intestinal disturbance, frequent urination, sweating palms, and tense muscles that may cause pain and trembling. One method of stress management is called the TARP method, which involves noticing early signs of stress, figuring out the causes, dealing with the effects on the body, and developing good stress-reduction techniques. Learning how to handle stress can help you stay healthy, and prevent stress related illness

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