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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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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REVIEW OF MENTORING PROGRAMME AS AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO MENTORING To understand the concept of ‘mentoring’ it is first necessary to determine what exactly mentoring is.  This however seems to be easier said than done with Clutterbuck (1996:1) noting that ‘the biggest problem for researchers into mentoring is still defining what it is’ and Roberts (2000:3) using the term […]

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