EFFECT OF A NURSE-LED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT AMONG NURSES IN TWO TEACHING HOSPITALS IN OGUN STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background to the Study Pressure ulcer refers to lesion on the skin which occurs as a result of persistent pressure, friction or moisture leading to destruction of the skin and underlying tissue. Over 95% of pressure ulcers develop over a bony prominence and major risk factors for pressure ulcer development are immobility […]

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THE EFFECT OF THE RECENT GLOBAL FINANCIAL MELTDOWN ON THE NIGERIA ECONOMY,AN EVALUATION

CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Never since the 1930’s Great depression has the world faced such level of financial crisis as the current credit crunch that has threatened to undermine the stability of the world’s economic system and in turn rewrite economic theories that have hitherto been regarded as sacrosanct. The […]

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THE EFFECT OF BANKING INDUSTRY DISTRESS ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  Background of the Study  The financial system of a country which the banking industry is part, refers to the totality of the regulatory and participating institutions as well as instruments involved in the process of financial intermediation. An efficient system is widely accepted as a necessary condition for an effective functioning of […]

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EFFECT OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1981-2013)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The subject of government involvement in resource allocation stems from the failure of market mechanism to effectively and efficiently perform this task. From the very inception, government is not to be involved in the day-to-day running of an economy as propounded in the doctrine of laizzez-faire by Adam […]

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EFFECT OF TRAINING MIDWIVES ON THE UTILISATION OF PARTOGRAPH IN GENERAL HOSPITALS INOGUN EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Globally, labour has been defined as a physiological process characterized by an increase in myometrial activity resulting in cervical effacement and dilatation; followed by the expulsion of the foetus from the uterus to the outside world. It is therefore imperative for midwives to monitor the woman in labour […]

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EFFECT OF NURSING INTERVENTION PROGRAMME ON BREASTFEEDING RELATED PROBLEMS AMONG THE NURSING MOTHERS IN TWO SELECTED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN KADUNA SOUTH, NIGERIA

                                                CHAPTER ONE                                                 INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Breastfeeding is the act of milk transference from mother to baby that is needed for the survival and healthy growth of the baby into an adult (United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 2009; Heckman, 2011). Breastfeeding provide infant with essential calories and nutrients to nourish the baby […]

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EFFECT OF NURSE-LED TRAINING ON SELF-MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING MEDICAL OUT-PATIENT CLINIC IN GENERAL HOSPITAL ODAN LAGOS STATE

  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease in which glucose level in the blood is high over extended periods (World Health Organization, 2014). DM results when the pancreas is unable to produce insulin or cell of the body is not responding to insulin produced  (Shoback, 2011). […]

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EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE OF RISKY DRIVING BEHAVIOURS AMONG COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS IN ONDO STATE

  TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Title page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Abstract v Table of Contents vi List of Tables x List of Figures xi List of Appendices xii List of Acronyms xiii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 4 1.3 Objective of […]

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EFFECT OF A TRAINING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF LIFESTYLE MODIFICATION AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS ATTENDING OUT-PATIENT CLINICS IN LAGOS

  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background to the Study Hypertension is the most common non-communicable disease and the leading cause of cardiovascular disease in the world. Many people with hypertension are unaware of their condition making treatment infrequent and inadequate, which is responsible for it poor control and not always taken seriously (Neutel & Campbell, […]

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EFFECT OF A NURSE-LED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT AMONG NURSES IN TWO TEACHING HOSPITALS IN OGUN STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background to the Study Pressure ulcer refers to lesion on the skin which occurs as a result of persistent pressure, friction or moisture leading to destruction of the skin and underlying tissue. Over 95% of pressure ulcers develop over a bony prominence and major risk factors for pressure ulcer development are immobility […]

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