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Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

Open Access

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Volume 6, Issue 11 (2021)

    Research Article Pages: 1 - 7

    A Cross-Sectional Study of Compliance of Preventive Measures Adopted by Medical Students of a Rural Medical College Against Covid-19

    Chinmay Kher*, Swarupa Chakole

    Introduction: The entire world is under the threat of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19 Pandemic) which is still causing many morbidities and mortalities. India is amongst the world- leaders in number of Covid19 cases. The world is looking towards Indian strategies to contain the outbreak of this infection. India has been successful to a great extent in giving a tough fight to this pandemic by using the WHO recommendations of Face mask, Hand Hygiene and Social distancing. Objective: The aim of this study is to assess whether the guidelines and the knowledge which is repeatedly disseminated by the various authorities, has been understood and is being seriously practiced by the group of medical students studying in their Final year MBBS at a prestigious Deemed University Medical College in Maharashtra, India. Material and Methods: A total of 78 respondents from medical students of 2018 batch studying in 3rd year of MBBS at JNMC, DIIMS, Sawangi-Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India; completed a questionnaire based survey on knowledge and infection-control practices related to Covid-19 infection. The questionnaire was presented as a Google Form. The questionnaire was based on the current interim guidelines and information made available by various health authorities from the Government of India. The collected data and distribution of responses was presented as frequencies and percentages. Results: A large percentage (71.8%) of the medical students are concerned and cautious about Covid19.A high percentage (exceeding 90%) are having correct knowledge about the disease and correct practices to prevent the spread. More than 97% felt that it is their social responsibility to take safety measures in controlling the spread of Covid19. Most of the students (98.7%) have taken both doses of the vaccine. Conclusion: From this study we can conclude that the medical students at JNMC, DMIMS have the correct knowledge about covid19 infection and are seriously following the correct preventive measures and are aware of their social responsibility. It also indirectly reflects on the effectiveness of awareness and guidelines issued by authorities from the Government as well as by the University.

    Perspective Pages: 1 - 1

    Perspective on Patient Fulfillment with the Nature of Nursing Care

    Shamitha Nayak*

    Expanding contest in each field today likewise influences the medical care industry. The main upper hand of wellbeing specialist co-ops is to give quality wellbeing administrations.

    Review Article Pages: 1 - 6

    Hesitation of Covid-19 Vaccine Amongst Pregnant and Nursing Mothers

    Unnati Kumbhare*, Sarika Dakhode

    In Wuhan, China's capital, the first case of Corona-virus illness 2019, or COVID-19, was recorded. It causes significant respiratory disorders such as pneumonia and respiratory failure. The agent responsible for this disease has been identified as a new coronavirus known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2, that is likely to be derived from zoonotic coronaviruses such as SARS-CoV, which first appeared in 2002. It has triggered a global health crisis that is wreaking havoc on people's lives, the economies of various countries and public healthcare systems. The adoption and distribution of COVID-19 immunization will be contingent on the establishment of a few potent vaccines in order to reduce worldwide COVID-19 morbidity and death. The COVID-19 pandemic may be incredibly harmful for pregnant or breastfeeding women. There are no predictions on vaccination uptake and acceptability amongst pregnant and nursing moms around the world. Pregnancy is a major time for building vaccination attitudes and beliefs. Vaccines are one of the most efficient ways to keep some contagious diseases at bay. Vaccine hesitation is defined as a delaying in approving or rejecting vaccines despite the emergence of vaccination services, limiting the suppression of vaccine-preventable diseases. In this article, we summarize to be had statistics at the protection profile of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and nursing mothers, assessment demanding situations of vaccine popularity, hesitancy and effectiveness. Public health professionals should target young pregnant women by developing and carrying out screening tests, targeted health education and information campaigns. Proper knowledge and educating women about covid vaccines can help overcome the vaccine hesitation between them.

    Review Article Pages: 1 - 3

    To Study the Narrative of Pregnancy in COVID-19

    Urja Tiwari*, Sunita Vagha

    COVID-19 created a whole new sets of complications& health problems. This pandemic hit us in the year of 2019 & things where never went back to the way they were. The pandemic changed every aspect of the way we lived our lives including our perspective on how we perceive ourselves & our way of living. COVID-19 furthermore added numerous complications to the process of childbirth & the duration of gestation. Complications like pre-term delivery, miscarriage & underweight baby are a just the tip of the ice berg. This review article flashes light on the fact that COVID19 is not as fatal as other viral disease like Severe acute respiratory syndrome. Despite the fact that the ubiquity of stillbirths is still low, pregnant women who tested positive for COVID-19 at the time of delivery were twice as likely to have pre-eclampsia, require an emergency caesarean, and have a still birth. COVID-19 positive women had a higher risk of a composite maternal morbidity & death index. This article review the numerous research done in the field of pregnancy, childbirth, neonate care & complications occurring due to the effect of coronavirus. This article also gives insight on issues such as the repercussions of Corona virus on pregnant women, fatality rate in women with severe acute respiratory syndrome & Middle East respiratory syndrome which appears to be greater in pregnant women than in non-pregnant women & health policy +management of COVID-19-infected women during pregnancy, which was utilized to produce the COVID-19 infection in prenatal guidelines.

    Research Article Pages: 1 - 4

    Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of COVID Appropriate Behaviour in Small Scale Retailers in Rural Central India

    Manas Singh Baghel, Surekha Tayade*

    Background: The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged and affected most of the world in early 2020. Various restrictions and lockdowns were placed to prevent the transmission of the virus. Consumer buying practices have changed and also in Small Scale Retailers have adopted ways to prevent the transmission of the virus. Various guidelines have been issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to limit the transmission speed of the virus especially pertaining to retailers in the geographical region of mostly rural areas. The present study will help us to determine the knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of Small Scale Retailers regarding covid appropriate practices in the workplace. Objective: To study and evaluate the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Covid Appropriate Behavior in Small Scale Retailers in Rural Central India. Methodology: An anonymous, self-administered, web-based, survey via Google forms containing demographic details like age, gender, education, socio-economic status etc would be conducted after an explanation about the project, and informed consent (on Google forms) is acquired from the Small Scale Retailers in Wardha district. The adapted version of the questionnaire will be given in Hindi and Marathi, so as to make it convenient for the participants. The results will be then analysed statistically and the answers will be recorded, tabulated and would be graphically represented. Results: The study plays a vital role in assessing the behaviour of the Small Scale Retailers and the practices followed by them to avert the transmission of the covid-19 virus and provide insights for further recommendations

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