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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Nurses' Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors And Management Of Stroke At Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh

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Nahid Uz Zaman, Nahid Afroze



Nursesí; Knowledge; Risk factors; Management; Stroke; Rajshahi; Bangladesh



The study was carried out with a view to assess the nurses knowledge regarding the risk factors and management of stroke following a cross type descriptive study. Nurses having academic qualification were S.S.C (32%) and H.S.C (68%). Nurses having professional qualification were Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery 50% because this degree was compulsory and basic for all. During the data collection there were also 42% B.Sc. in Nursing and 8% MPH/M.Sc. among those respondents. Length of Service of the respondents (nurses) were 6% (1 to 10 years), followed by 24%, 58%, & 12% were in the (11 to 20 years), (21 to 30 years) and (31 to 40 years). The Nurses were given correct answer about 74% knowledge regarding stroke, 50% types of stroke, 82% controllable risk factor of stroke, 76% uncontrollable risk factor of stroke, 85% positioning needed for patients and 86% management of stroke. Considering the above discussion it was obviously clear that the Senior Staff Nurses (SSN) were much conscious regarding the risk factors and management of stroke working at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).



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