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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part E
Nurses' performance regarding intravenous infusion of look-alike sound alike medications at Sohag University Hospital

Khaled Elnouby Mostafa, Dr. Zeinab Hussein Ali and Dr. Naglaa Gamal Eldine Abd Hafez

Background: Many drug names look or sound like other drug names. Nurses have great role in prevention of medication issues related to this similarity.
Aim of study: The study aimed to assess the nurses' performance regarding intravenous infusion of Look Alike Sound Alike Medications at Sohag University Hospital.
Design: A descriptive exploratory design was used to achieve the aim of the current study.
Setting: The study was conducted at the critical care units in Sohag university hospital.
Subjects: A convenient sample of all available nurses (100 nurses) who worked at the intensive care units at Soahg University Hospital during the study time.
Tools: two tools were utilized to collect data pertinent to the study namely; Self-administered interview questionnaire, and observational checklist regarding intravenous look alike sound alike medications. Results: More than half of nurses had corrected total knowledge regarding look Alike & sound alike medication (62%, & 59% respectively). Also more than half of nurses had competent level of practice Conclusion: Based on the present study findings, it can be concluded that staff nurses had acceptable level of knowledge and practice Recommendations: conducting training program for nurse about look alike & sound alike medications.
Pages : 286-291 | 79 Views | 33 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Khaled Elnouby Mostafa, Dr. Zeinab Hussein Ali, Dr. Naglaa Gamal Eldine Abd Hafez. Nurses' performance regarding intravenous infusion of look-alike sound alike medications at Sohag University Hospital. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(2):286-291.
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