DSpace Repository

Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Performance regarding Cancer Pain Management at the National Cancer Institute, University of Gezira, Sudan 2013

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Idris, Ishraga Damra Bakhit
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-25T11:27:50Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-25T11:27:50Z
dc.date.issued 2014-04-14
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/2009
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to the University of Gezira in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Degree of Master ofScience,In Community NursingDepartment of Nursing,Faculty of Applied Medical Science,April: 2014 en_US
dc.description.abstract Pain is a common symptom for cancer patients, can be relieved by effective pain management. Nurses have a vital role in implementing pain management effectively; therefore, they must have a solid foundation of knowledge and positive attitude towards pain management. A destructive cross sectional hospital- based study was conducted aimed at assessing the knowledge, attitude and performance regarding cancer pain management at National Cancer Institute, Wad Medani, Gezira State, Sudan. The sample size consisted of (65) nurse during the period of (February to July 2013). Data were collected by using questionnaire designed for the study and observation checklist was used to observe and monitor nurses’ performance regarding care of patients with pain. Data analysis was performed by statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). Result revealed that only (22%,26% and 10%) of the study sample responded with correct and complete answers regarding the definition of pain, causes and types of cancer pain respectively, also (8% and 10%) of the study samples responded with correct and complete answers regarding pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment for relieving pain. Only (8%) of the study sample gave correct and complete answers regarding scale for measuring cancer pain, the mean percentages of nurses’ knowledge regarding cancer pain management was 16%. (58%) of the study sample have positive attitudes towards cancer pain management. Only (14%, 35%, and 6%) of study sample have done correctly pain assessment, pain treatment, and psychological support respectively. There was positive significant relationship between nurses attending training courses and their performance regarding pain assessment. The study conducted that nurses were inadequate knowledge and skills regarding cancer pain management. The study recommended that periodic training program about cancer pain management and continues monitoring and supervision of nurses’ performance for quality assurance. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Ietimad Ibrahim Abd ELrahim Kambal Main supervisor Bothyna Bassyonie Elssyed Etewa Co-supervisor en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Etiologies of cancer pain en_US
dc.subject Physiology of pain transmission en_US
dc.subject pharmacological management en_US
dc.subject experience of nurses en_US
dc.subject tissue damage en_US
dc.subject tissue en_US
dc.subject blood pressure en_US
dc.title Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Performance regarding Cancer Pain Management at the National Cancer Institute, University of Gezira, Sudan 2013 en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search DSpace


My Account