Effectiveness of Nursing Care on High Risk Newborn

Christina, R (2010) Effectiveness of Nursing Care on High Risk Newborn. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.


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Evaluative research design was adopted to evaluate the effectiveness of selective nursing care on high risk newborn. Individualized nursing care was provided to babies those who met the inclusion criteria. The study was conducted at Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Melmaruvathur,Kancheepuram district. The convenient sampling technique was administered and sample size determined as thirty. Ongoing assessment was done with the rating scale prepared to analyze the health condition of the high risk newborn and standard nursing care plan was prepared to render care as changing the position every two hours, providing skin care, cord care, eye care, genital care, feeding warmth, thermoregulation and prevention of infection. The progress in health condition of the high risk newborn reveals that among the 30 high risk newborn 26(87%) had moderate health deterioration, four (13%) had severe health deterioration on the assessment day. Among the 30 high risk newborn 24(80%) had mild health deterioration, six(20%) had moderate health deterioration on the evaluation day. It shows the effectiveness of nursing care of high risk newborn and prognosis in the health condition of high risk newborn.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Nursing Care, High Risk Newborn.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 17:34
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 17:34
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12873

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