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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part a
A study to assess the knowledge regarding fire accidents among nurses working at Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Megilin Bose C, Latha P and Dr. Indira Arumugam

Background: A fire accident is any situation in which there is a greater than normal risk of harm to people or property due to fire. Fire accidents can result in catastrophic personal injury and devastating damage. If fire occurs in a health care agency, the nurse protects clients from immediate injury, reports the exact location of the fire. The nurse should be aware of the fire protection practices and should be followed during the accidents.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding fire accidents among nurses.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding fire accidents among nurses. 2. To find the association between knowledge of nurses with demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 nurses working in NMCH, Nellore were selected by using probability simple random sampling method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge among nurses, 36(36%) were had good knowledge, 64(64%) were had adequate knowledge and none of them had poor knowledge regarding fire accidents.
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How to cite this article:
Megilin Bose C, Latha P and Dr. Indira Arumugam. A study to assess the knowledge regarding fire accidents among nurses working at Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing. 2019; 1(1): 11-13.
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