Prof., Mrs. V. Jayanthi, Dr. Indira. S and Mrs. Budda Kavitha

Abstract:
Chest physiotherapy is a technique used to mobilize or loose secretions in the lungs and respiratory tract. The goals of chest physiotherapy are to remove bronchial secretions, improve ventilation and increase the efficiency of the respiratory muscles. Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding chest physiotherapy among staff nurses in Narayana medical college hospital at Nellore. 2. To find out the association between the level of knowledge regarding chest physiotherapy among staff nurses with their selected socio demographic variables. Materials and methods: Descriptive research design was used in this research study. 30 staff nurses were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique in NMCH at Nellore. Result: The result revealed that, 6 (20%) had adequate knowledge, 11 (37%) had Moderate Knowledge were as13 (43%) had in adequate Knowledge.
Key words: Knowledge, Chest Physiotherapy, Staff Nurses.

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