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February 2022 Vol. 10 No.2

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 10(2) pp. 064-069, February, 2022 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6275615


Original Research Article

Knowledge and Practice of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among Nursing Students in Teaching Hospital

 
 
 

Sadaf Batool1*, Hajira Sarwar2, Dr. Kabir Ozigi Abdullai3

 

1BS Nursing, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.
2Assistant Professor ,Lahore School of Nursing, the university of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.
3Assistant Professor ,Lahore School of Nursing, the university of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.

*Corresponding Author's E-mail: sdafbatool123@gmail.com
Mobile Phone: +923498752070
 
Received: 21 January 2022  I  Accepted: 23 February 2022  I  Published: 25 February 2022  I  Article ID: MRJMMS22017
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This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

 

Abstract

 

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving procedure done in an emergency when the heart stops beating. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is one of the most continuously developing fields of medicine today. The proper knowledge and practice about cardiopulmonary resuscitation is very important to perform an effective and efficient CPR. Nursing students begin their careers, they must be able to initiate and perform effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The study found that CPR or basic life support training increased nursing studentís knowledge and abilities related to basic life support procedures. Objective To determine the knowledge and practice regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation among nursing students of teaching hospitals. Cross sectional descriptive study design was used in this study. This study was carried out among 145 nursing students. The participants were selected by a convenient sampling technique using a structured questionnaire. SPSS version 21 used for data analysis. A total of 145 nursing students participated in this study. Findings showed that 15.17% respondents have good knowledge regarding CPR and 10.34% respondents have moderate knowledge and 74.48% have poor knowledge and overall score of practice is n=47 38.30%, 18 respondents are competent to perform and 61.70 %, 29 respondent are not competent and performed properly BLS skill. Conclusion: The current study found that nursing students' knowledge and practice about CPR scores were low. Nursing students must get repeated training with practical demonstration in order to gain practical knowledge

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR), Basic life support, (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Arrest (CA)






























 



 









 















































 
























 







 








 





















 









































































 










 







































 










 

 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
                         

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