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Staff Nurses Knowledge Regarding Utilization of Crash Cart in Hospitals at Meerut, UP

Author(s) Suraj Kumar, Hepsi Natha
Country India
Abstract A crash cart also known as an emergency cart code. Cart is a mobile unit stocked with essential medical equipment and supplies used in emergency such as cardiac arrests or other life-threatening events in healthcare setting. It typically includes items like defibrillators, medications, airway management tools, and various medical instruments to facilitate immediate response and resuscitation efforts when a patient’s life is at risk. Drug administration is a fundamental part of every day in nursing profession. No medication is completely safe and protected in this manner. Therefore, nurses need to have an intensive and broad knowledge of the medications and its method of organization in the compelling treatment of patients whose life lies in her grasp. This study was conducted to assess the nurses‟ knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart. The objective of this current study was to assess the existing knowledge regarding the utilization of crash cart among staff nurses and to find out the association between the level of knowledge on utilization of crash cart among staff nurses with their selected socio-demographic variables. A quantitative research approach with exploratory descriptive design was adopted on 100 health care professionals in selected Chhatrapati Shivaji Subharti hospital at Meerut, UP. The sample were selected by using non-probability purposive sampling technique. The tool used to collect the data was to assess the knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart. The study findings shown that, out of 100, majority of the participants (74%) had good level of knowledge whereas on the other hand only (23%) had average knowledge and very less number of participants (3%) had poor level of knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart. There is no significant association between the knowledge score on utilization of crash cart with their selected socio-demographic variables. The study concluded that majority of the samples have good level of knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart.
Keywords Utilization, crash cart, knowledge, staff nurses
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-03-20
Cite This Staff Nurses Knowledge Regarding Utilization of Crash Cart in Hospitals at Meerut, UP - Suraj Kumar, Hepsi Natha - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15320
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15320
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtnj8x

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