Knowledge of critical care provider on prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia

Passang Chiki Sherpa, Jyothi Chakrabarty, Prima J.J. D'Souza, Muralidhar Varma

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Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality in ventilated patient. Prevention of VAP in critically ill patient is significant concern for health care team in intensive care units (ICUs). Knowledge on prevention of VAP would have a significant impact on patient outcome. Aims and Objectives: To assess knowledge on prevention of V APin critical care providers and to find the association between knowledge on prevention of V APand educational qualification and years of experience in ICUs. Settings and Design: The study was conducted in 5 different ICUs of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, and using descriptive study design. Material and Methods: The study involved a purposive sample of 138 critical care providers. Critical care providers who were willing to participate in the study were included. Tools on demographic proforma and self-administered structured knowledge questionnaire on prevention of VAP were developed and content validity was established. The reliability of the tools was established.The data was categorized and analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The SPSS 16.0 version was used for the analysis of the study. Result: Majority 89.1% of the participant were 20-29 years, 63% unmarried 51.4% had completed diploma course and majority 81.2% were from nursing discipline. The study revealed that only 55.80% of subjects were having adequate knowledge on prevention of VAP based on median score. There was no significant association between knowledge score and educational qualification (÷2=0, p=0.833), years of experience in ICU (÷2= 2.221, p=0.329).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-84
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Patient Care Team
Critical Illness
Nursing
Demography
Morbidity
Mortality

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Sherpa, Passang Chiki ; Chakrabarty, Jyothi ; D'Souza, Prima J.J. ; Varma, Muralidhar. / Knowledge of critical care provider on prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia. In: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2014 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 80-84.
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Knowledge of critical care provider on prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia. / Sherpa, Passang Chiki; Chakrabarty, Jyothi; D'Souza, Prima J.J.; Varma, Muralidhar.

In: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, p. 80-84.

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