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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2020, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Knowledge, practices and nurses attitudes about end of life care at critical units: Suggested booklets

Naglaa Ahmed Ahmed Mohammed, Saieda Abdel Hameed Abdelaziz, Naglaa Gamal Eldien Abdelhafez Hrariedy and Marwa Mohammad Abd Elbaky

Background: Nurses in ICU play a significant role in providing end of life nursing care to patients complained from life-threatening illnesses and did not response positively to medical treatment by assessing their needs and providing comprehensive nursing care
Aim of the study: Evaluate Nurses knowledge, attitudes and practices about end of life care at critical units.
Design: Descriptive research design.
Methods: (65) ICU nurses included in the study assigned to the medical and general ICUs at Assuit University Hospital, Egypt.
Results: (61.5%) of the ICU nurse their knowledge about EOL nursing care is unsatisfactory. (58.6%) their level of practice was poor and their attitude toward EOL care was unfavorable by (72.3%).
Conclusions: the study concluded that ICU nurses did not have enough knowledge and practice about EOL care and they need a clear policy to improve their attitude toward applying it.
Recommendations: Educational programs and suggested booklets must be carried out for nurses in critical care units.
Pages : 45-53 | 378 Views | 191 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Naglaa Ahmed Ahmed Mohammed, Saieda Abdel Hameed Abdelaziz, Naglaa Gamal Eldien Abdelhafez Hrariedy, Marwa Mohammad Abd Elbaky. Knowledge, practices and nurses attitudes about end of life care at critical units: Suggested booklets. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2020;3(1):45-53.
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