Assess Nurses Knowledge Regarding Extravasation NonCytotoxic Medication in Baghdad Teaching Hospital
Keywords:nurses Knowledge, non-cytotoxic drug, extravasation, vesicant
Background: vesicant no cytotoxic drugs are used broadly in present medicine for therapy changes condition
in hospitals most of them are registered to be peripheral cannulation. According to the literature, one vital
complication caused by cannulation applied for intravenous fluid therapy is extravasation.
Objectives: to estimate knowledge about extravasation no cytotoxic drags.
Methodology: A non-experimental design was carried out to evaluate the registered nurse’s knowledge
regarding extravasation non- cytotoxic medication in Baghdad teaching hospital an indiscriminate sample
consisting of 100 nurses was selected, and a questionnaire was distributed to measure their knowledge of the
subject of the research. The statistical program version 23 Spss was used. The Results: were the majority
of females with 60% and the rest males. Most of the study participants (55%) were ages between 20 and
29 years old. Study participants’. (43%) of the were secondary nursing school. The majority of participants
(37%) experienced in hospital wards between 1-5years.
Conclusions: The current study concluded that most of the member’s nurse’s deficiency necessary knowledge
about extravasations of no cytotoxic medications. this study recommends that nurses have to participate in
more in-depth educational programs
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