Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Essays

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“A study to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia on staff nurses‟ knowledge, practices and reduction in incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia in selected hospitals of Mysore”.
BY
Miss.Emilymaria George Poulose
Dissertation Submitted to the

Rajiv Gandhi University of health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore .
In partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
In
Medical Surgical Nursing
Under the guidance of
Mrs Mamatha .G
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing
JSS College of Nursing
I st Main, Saraswathipuram
Mysore.

YEAR
2010-2012

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RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH
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I am thankful to Professor Sheela Williams, Principal and HOD of Dept. of
Medical Surgical Nursing, for the in estimable guidance, insightful suggestions, inspiration and support rendered by her throughout the study.
I immensely thank Mrs Usha M Thomas and all P.G Teachers of JSS College of
Nursing, Mysore for her valuable guidance, ongoing en couragement that was instrumental in making the project a smooth one.
I am profoundly indebted to all the experts who have contributed their valuable suggestions in validating the tool.
Deepest thanks to the participants for extending their co -operation, without which it would have been impossible for me to get relevant data for my study.

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I am most grateful to all the head of the institution for permitting me to conduct the study in their institutions and for timely co-operation throughout the study.
I owe my loving thanks to my dear parents, sister (Amala), best friend (Manju) and friends, especially Jiju Joy and Jayesh Paul for giving me their unequivocal supports, continuous inspiration and encouragement throughout, as always, for which my mere of th anks like this doest not suffice.
I am most grateful to my loving Echayi who is the enduring source of my strength. I am thankful for his personal support and great patience at all times.
Lastly, I am grateful to all who have directly and in directly an

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