Effectiveness of nursing care on children with urinary tract infection

Narmatha, V (2010) Effectiveness of nursing care on children with urinary tract infection. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

Effectiveness of nursing care on children with urinary tract infection. OBJECTIVES:- 1) to assess the health status of the children with urinary tract infection 2) to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care on children with urinary tract infection 3) to find out the association between selected demographic variables with the effectiveness of nursing care on children with urinary tract infection. OPERATIONAL DEFINITIONS:- EFFECTIVENESS:- It refers to outcome in nursing care and promotes the health status of children with urinary tract infection which are assessed and evaluated by standardized tool. 10 NURSING CARE:- Nursing which includes vital parameters and providing care such as tepid sponging for fever, improving fluid intake, dietary management, personal hygiene, perineal care ,teaching toilet training, voiding habits, health teaching on urinary tract infection provided by investigator to the children with urinary tract infection from admission to till the time of discharge. CHILDREN:- The children refer to those who are diagnosed as urinary tract infection. URINARY TRACT INFECTION:- Urinary tract infection is defined as infection and inflammation of urinary tract due to micro organisms. It involves the urethra, bladder, ureters, renal pelvis and renal parenchyma. ASSUMPTIONS:- 1) Daily assessment of the children ensure to gain thorough knowledge about progress in children’s health condition and provide guideline for the nurse to implement a need based care, and reduces the severity of urinary tract infection. 2) Individualized nursing care will reduce the signs and symptoms of urinary tract infection. LIMITATIONS:- 1) The study period is limited to six weeks 2) The samples were limited to thirty. 3) Children who have diagnosed as urinary tract infection were selected.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nursing Care; Children; Urinary Tract Infection
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2018 10:19
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 10:19
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5682

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