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Volume 6, Issue 2

Volume 6, Issue 2, Summer 2018, Page 52-61

Assessment of Quality of Life of Diabetic Patients Type-1- in Mosul City

Salwa Hazim Ghailan; Ma'an Ahmad Fadhil Al-Akaily

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 52-61
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162872

The aim of the study was to assess health problems related to Health Related of Quality of Life (HRQoL) of diabetic patients Type-1-, and to identify the relationship between some characteristics of diabetic patients Type-1- and health problems related to quality of life. This study uses the purposive approach. The study was conducted at Ibn-Sina hospital in Mosul city. The discruptive sample consists of (600) patients who visited Ibn-Sina hospital. In order to collect the study information, a questionnaire was constructed depending on previous studies and related literature review. It is composed of two parts: part one included (6) items which focus on the diabetic patients demographic characteristics such as (sex, age, marital status, occupation, educational level and residence). Part two was composed of (5) main items that covered independency, daily physical activities, psycho-social aspects, beliefs and environment. The total questions included (80) items, three scale options were used in the rating scale: (0) for never, (1) for sometimes and (2) for always. Content validity was determined by presenting the questionnaire to a panel of (12) experts. Internal consistency of the questionnaire was assessed by calculating Cronbach's Coefficient alpha. The data analysis shows that there is a significant statistical association between (HRQoL) items that are related to independency, daily physical activities, psycho-social aspects, beliefs and environment domains. The researcher concluded that (HRQoL) can be measured by instrument and that diabetic patients' independency, daily physical activities, psycho-social aspects, beliefs and environment were affected by their demographic characteristics (sex, age, marital status, occupation, educational level and residence). Depending on the findings and conclusions of the study, the researcher recommended further studies which could improve the instrument of this study from the view point of validity, reliability, and quality of questions.


Refai Yassen Al-Hussein; Ashraf Elias Khudhair Kano

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 62-71
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162884

 A descriptive study was carried out to determine relationship between family life-style and nutritional status among kindergarten children in Nineveh Governorate for the period 25th December/ 2006 to 29th March /2007. The sample of the study consisted of (450) child. The data were collected by using questionnaire and checking the BMI (Wt/Ht2). The result of the study indicated that there are some significant differences between life-style and variables undertaken in the study. There are also highly significant differences between BMI and the variables. Consequently, the study concluded that family life-style reflects obviously on the BMI of the children. The study recommends that parents and families may pay attention to their life-style and make healthy modifications.

Assessment domestic violence among women in mosul city.

Radhwan Hussein Ibrahim; Aayed Bny Uoda

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 72-76
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162885

Violence against anyone is unacceptable. Violence experienced by women, however, particularly intimate partner violence and sexual assault, represents a unique aspect of the wider social problem of violence, and requires specific attention and solutions. Individual experiences of violence against women must be assessed against the backdrop of historical, social, political, cultural and economic inequality of women. This study aims to Assess domestic violence among women in Mosul City. This descriptive study was conducted in two primary health care centers and Court of Appeal in Mosul during 3 months period from 23 December, 2012 to 7 March  , 2013. The study sample consists of (500)  women in the location of the study who suffered from domestic violence and agree to participation to answer about questionnaire in a direct interview with researcher. The questionnaire subsumed Part (1) concerns physical domestic violence, and includes   (13) items focused on violence related with emotional abuse, Part (2) concerns social  domestic violence questionnaire, and             consists of (13) items,  Part(3)  concerns emotional domestic  violence, and consists of (18) items. Statistical processing was conducted by the use of frequency(F)and percentage(%). A total of 500 women were enrolled in this study; 33% of women were exposed to physical violence, 37% of women were exposed to social violence, 79% of women were exposed to emotional violence. These percentages take into account that every single one of these respondents has been subjected to at least two of these three types .This study shows the causes  that lead to uses domestic violence against women and the impact of violence on the women , family ,children and community. The researcher has recommended a serious cooperation with civil society organizations and international bodies concerned with this issue to determine the extent of this problem because posed by economic burdens and that hinder the development of society, and affect the gross national product of the country.

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 nurses knowledge and practices concerning cardiogenic shock

Jasim Mohamed Taib AL-Hayali; Ahmed Abdulla Aziz AL-samady

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 87-97
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162887

The nurses have an important and effective role in the evaluation of the type of nursing care , which are providing to patient with cardiogenic shock , via their contribution in the quality of nursing care, which are provided to cardiogenic shock patients. The present study aims at assessment of knowledge and practices of nurses that they working in the coronary  care unit and emergency department.
  A Correlation study was performed in the coronary care unit and emergency department in  Ibn Sena teaching hospital , Almousl general hospital and aljmhori teaching hospital in mousl city for the period from 8 january 2005 to 12 may 2005. The sample of the study included (50 subject)   of nurses who work in he above units. The results of the study showed that  there was significant difference between the knowledge and practice of nurses in regard to theoretical mean.. The level of education . and duration of employment had appositive impact on the knowledge and practices. While the gender and the training session had no significant impact on knowledge and practice .
Based on the above results , the study recommends that the nurses in these units should haven sufficient practice and the knowledge update about critical care , especially about cardiogenic shock, nursing staff who work in the coronary care unit and emergency department units should be assessing after tanning; and larger study to elaborate the effects of different variables on the knowledge and practice of nurses

Spatial and spatial analysis of the distribution of scools in the centerof Nineveh province

shaymaa Riyadh alnime; Radhwan Hussein Ibrahim

Mosul Journal of Nursing, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 98-116
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2018.162888

The study examined the statistical analysis of educational services in Mosul city. The importance of this study is that it dealt with most important aspect of the society in which the process of progress and prosperity of education. The study relied on analytical descriptive method in analyzing the data collected from the concerned authorities e.g. Nineveh Directorate of Education by using the SPSS and GPS maps for the purpose of providing a good image of the distribution of a better place that may help decision-makers to find appropriate steps to develop the educational services. The study found that the percentage of male schools did not reach the percentage of female schools. The study also found that the number of schools in the right side of Mosul city is not proportional to the percentage of students numbers, and the percentage of teachers numbers are not suitable with the number of pupils, in contrast with the schools in the left side, which all these ratios are almost appropriate with the reality. The study recommended the need for attention by the concerned authorities to study the trends of population growth by selecting the best locations for new schools and the need to create a database for each educational institution and presented on the web pages of all schools and directorates of education.