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  • Inventi:hnr/24944/18
    ASSESSMENT OF PHYSICAL PROBLEMS AMONG FEMALE STAFF NURSES WORKING IN SELECTED GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE MEDICAL COLLEGES OF MADHYA PRADESH
    Manisha Gupta*

    The physical factors within the workplace are determinants of work related health problems especially musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper limbs. Physical risk factors at work have included the application of force, high repetition, vibration and awkward working postures. The aim of the study was to assess the physical problems among female staff nurses working in selected government and private medical colleges of Madhya Pradesh. A descriptive survey was used as the study design to assess physical problems among female staff nurses. This study was done in selected government and private medical colleges of Madhya Pradesh. The 50 female staff nurses were selected by simple random sampling. The findings shows that the majority 17 (68%) of female staff nurses were suffering from headache, 12 (48%) hypertension, 10 (40%) diabetes mellitus, 16 (64%) gastro intestinal problems, 21 (84%) musculoskeletal problems, 07 (28%) needle stick injury and 02 (8%) varicose vein in government medical college whereas 11 (44%) were suffering from headache, 10 (40%) hypertension, 03 (12%) diabetes mellitus, 12 (48%) gastro intestinal problems, 12 (48%) musculoskeletal problems, 01 (4%) needle stick injury and 05 (20%) varicose vein in private medical college. The result depict that work related physical problems are more common in government medical colleges and hospital than private medical colleges and hospital.

    How to Cite this Article
    Manisha Gupta. Assessment of Physical Problems among Female Staff Nurses Working in Selected Government and Private Medical Colleges of Madhya Pradesh. Inventi Impact: Nursing Research, 2018(3):130-134, 2018.
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