Assessment of the perception of emergency department nurses regarding obstetric triage
Nashwa Ramadan Mohammed, Neama Abd El Fattah Abd El gawad, Walaa Fathy Mohamed
Triage in hospitals typically is associated with emergency departments that aim to categorize and prioritize patients who present for emergent or urgent care before detailed evaluation and management.
Aim of study: The study aimed to assess the perception of emergency department nurses regarding obstetric triage.
Subjects and Methods: A descriptive design was used to achieve the aim of the current study. The study was conducted at emergency department of Badr University Hospital. Convenience sample was used for this study. All nurses (150 nurses males and females) working at emergency department at Badr University Hospital. Two data collection tools was used to carry out the current study namely; A structured self-administered questionnaire, and nurses’ perception questionnaire.
Results: Majority of nurses showed good grand total perception (82.7%), while (17.3%) showed poor grand total perception. Nurses had poor knowledge showed higher percentage of poor grand total perception(83.3%), while nurses had either moderate or good knowledge showed higher percentages in good grand total perception (80.6% and 90.3%) respectively.
Conclusion: There were no statistical significant differences between the studied nurses’ socio-demographic characteristics and groups of total score of knowledge about obstetric triage (p>0.05 for each item).
Nashwa Ramadan Mohammed, Neama Abd El Fattah Abd El gawad, Walaa Fathy Mohamed. Assessment of the perception of emergency department nurses regarding obstetric triage. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2022;5(1):90-97. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2022.v5.i1b.234