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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
Knowledge among student nurses regarding bio-medical waste management in Narayana Nursing Institutions, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

K Madhavi Latha, Latha P and Dr. Indira S

Background: Bio-medical waste is generated during diagnosis, treatment, immunization of human beings or animals in research activities, where the management and Bio-medical waste or hospital waste has assumed great importance in the world wide because of the serious hazards it posesses to the environment in general and the public in particular.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding bio-medical waste management among student nurses.
Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding the bio medical waste management among student nurses. 2. To find out the association between level of knowledge of student nurses with selected socio-demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 student nurses studying in Narayana Nursing Institutions, Nellore were selected by using non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge among student nurses, 10 (10%) of them had inadequate knowledge, 60 (60%) of them had moderately adequate knowledge and 30 (30%) of them had adequate knowledge regarding bio-medical waste management.
Pages : 26-29 | 535 Views | 268 Downloads
How to cite this article:
K Madhavi Latha, Latha P, Dr. Indira S. Knowledge among student nurses regarding bio-medical waste management in Narayana Nursing Institutions, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2019;1(2):26-29.
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