Nurses’ Knowledge Concerning the Management of Bleeding in Patients with Leukemia

Authors

  • Safad R. Isam

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10492

Keywords:

Nurse, Knowledge, Bleeding, Leukemia.

Abstract

To achieve the objectives of the study, a non –probability (purposive) sample of (50) nurses were selected

those were working at the oncology wards at the above listed hospitals. The data selected according to the

criteria of the study sample. The validity of the questionnaire was determined through an expert panel consists

of (11) specialist expert and its reliability was determined through a pilot study by test – retest which was

estimated as averages (R=0.89). Data was collected by direct interview technique using the questionnaire

formal and data was analyzed by application of descriptive & inferential statistical methods (frequency,

percentage, mean of score and Chi-Square). The results of the study indicated that most of the study sample

were male (60%), (78%) within age group (20-29 years), (70%) were nursing college graduates and (62 %)

has 1-3 years of experience at oncology wards. The results of the study indicated that the majority of the

study sample had a low significance in items concerning nurses’ knowledge about managements taken by

nurse to avoid bleeding, and the majority of them had a moderate significant relationship between nurses’

knowledge and the years of experience and training sessions inside and outside Iraq.

Author Biography

Safad R. Isam

Assistant Instructor, Adults Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Safad R. Isam. (2020). Nurses’ Knowledge Concerning the Management of Bleeding in Patients with Leukemia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 936-941. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10492