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Author : Hameed, Rifaie Yaseen


Assessment of Nursing Care through Intravenous Solution Therapy among Children

Rifaie Yaseen Hameed; Abdulkhaliq Shakir Yousif

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 77-86
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162886

Intravenous (IV) solution is a scarce human resource and ensuring its safety and clinical effectiveness requires investment – both human and financial. IV solution therapy is an essential part of patient care. When used correctly, it saves life and improves health. The nurse has an important and effective role in implementation and monitoring of care while IV solution infusion. Methods and Materials: This descriptive study was carried out in internal medicine wards and emergency departments in Ibn-AL-Atheer teaching hospital, Ibn-Sina teaching hospital and AL-Khansa'a teaching hospital in Mousl city for the period from 15th October / 2012 to 10th September / 2013 to assess the nursing care throughout procedure of  IV solution infusion therapy for children. The sample of the study were convenience composed of (104) nurses while performing intravenous solution infusion in the above hospitals' wards. A special observational tool was prepared utilizing available related literatures . Content Validity of the tool was done through opinions of a panel of (24) experts, while the reliability of tool was done through a pilot study that were r(Pre) = 0.77 , r(Intra) = 0.71 , r(Post) = 0.78 , and r(Total) = 0.74. Results: The acceptable levels of the three stages of procedure as a results of the study were as; Pre-procedure=98.4%, Intra-procedure=70.6% and Post-procedure=52.6%. Conclusion: The study concluded negligence in some activities are dangerous and can be fatal, heedlessness in case the solution is suitable to be infused or not, and heedlessness or ignorance of sterilization and disinfection. The study recommended that the nurses working in Intravenous solution infusion must be highly qualified and efficient in regard to IV therapy. Standardized guidelines in respect to sterilization and disinfection throughout each procedure.
Key words: assessment, nursing care, intravenous solution therapy, children.

Assessment of Nursing Care through Intravenous Solution Therapy among Children

Rifaie Yaseen Hameed; Abdulkhaleq Shakir Yousif

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 19-25
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2014.162924

Background and Objective: Intravenous (IV) solution is a scarce human resource and ensuring its safety
and clinical effectiveness requires investment – both human and financial. IV solution therapy is an
essential part of patient care. When used correctly, it saves life and improves health. The nurse has an
important and effective role in implementation and monitoring of care while IV solution infusion. The
present study aim is to assess the nursing care through intravenous solution therapy among children in
Mosul City.
Methods and Materials: This descriptive study was carried out in internal medicine wards and
emergency departments in Ibn-AL-Atheer teaching hospital, Ibn-Sina teaching hospital and AL-Khansa'a
teaching hospital in Mousl city for the period from 15th October / 2012 to 10th September / 2013 to assess
the nursing care throughout procedure of IV solution infusion therapy for children. The sample of the
study were convenience composed of (104) nurses while performing intravenous solution infusion in the
above hospitals' wards. A special observational tool was prepared utilizing available related literatures .
Content Validity of the tool was done through opinions of a panel of (24) experts, while the reliability of
tool was done through a pilot study that were r(Pre) = 0.77 , r(Intra) = 0.71 , r(Post) = 0.78 , and r(Total) = 0.74.
Results: The acceptable levels of the three stages of procedure as a results of the study were as; Preprocedure=
98.4%, Intra-procedure=70.6% and Post-procedure=52.6%.
Conclusion: The study concluded negligence in some activities are dangerous and can be fatal,
heedlessness in case the solution is suitable to be infused or not, and heedlessness or ignorance of
sterilization and disinfection. The study recommended that the nurses working in Intravenous solution
infusion must be highly qualified and efficient in regard to IV therapy. Standardized guidelines in respect
to sterilization and disinfection throughout each procedure.
Key words: assessment, nursing care, intravenous solution therapy, children.

Constructing of An Educational Program for Primary School Teachers Regarding Hepatitis A Control In Kirkuk Governorate

Naryman Mohammed Ahmed; Rifaie Yaseen Hameed

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 17-21
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2013.162912

Background and aims: In most cases of a single child with a common childhood communicable disease,
the only action necessary is to ensure that the infectious child stays away from school whilst infectious
and to be vigilant for further cases developing. The study objected to evaluate an educational program for
primary school teachers about Hepatitis 'A' as one of the common childhood communicable disease in
Kirkuk governorate .
Materials and method: A Quasi-experimental study was carried out through the present study with
application of pre and post-tests approach. A probable (stratified) sample consist of (80) teachers who
participated voluntarily from (80) primary schools in Kirkuk governorate They were divided into two
equal groups of (40) teacher, one group was exposed to educational program (study group) , while the
second did not exposed to the program (control group). Data were analyzed using SPSS version-18.
Results: The results show that there are statistical significant differences in teachers' knowledge, attitudes
and practices regarding all topics of Hepatitis A in comparison of pre and post tests for study group.
Conclusion: The study show that there is good acquisition in teachers' knowledge, attitudes and practices
about Hepatitis A.
Keywords: Hepatitis ‘‘A’’, teachers, construct, knowledge, attitude.