Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Assess the Effectiveness of PPT on Nurses attitude regarding significance of antioxidants in AVMC Hospital, Puducherry



Address:   Samundeeswari Mourougan1, Gothainayagi A.2, Prof. G. Muthamilselvi3
1Lecturer, Dept. of Pediatrics, Vinayaka Missions College of Nursing, Kiumampakkam, Puducherry.
2Lecturer, Dept. of Nutrition, Vinayaka Missions College of Nursing, Kiumampakkam, Puducherry
3Principal, Dept. of OBG, Vinayaka Missions College of Nursing, Kiumampakkam, Puducherry.
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ABSTRACT:
Antioxidants are scavengers of free radicals. Free radicals are easily generated by exposure to environment and normal physiological reactions. Free radicals may causes cellular damage that may leads to many diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, cataract, aging, diabetic complications. Antioxidants had proven to reduce the risk of these many dreadful diseases. Nurses plays a major role in the health care delivery system, if nurses are having favorable attitude on significance of antioxidants they can educate the patient about foods rich in antioxidants. So, investigators assessed the attitude about significance of antioxidants among nurses and it was found that 70% of nurses had favorable attitude during their pretest. The attitude score was 26.88±12.84. After the power point presentation the score was 36.17±3.07. Investigators found that all nurses had favorable and most favorable attitude towards the significance of antioxidants and none of the nurses had unfavorable and most unfavorable attitude towards significance of antioxidants so the PowerPoint presentation (PPT) was effective
KEYWORDS:
Antioxidants, Effectiveness, Attitude, Association, Power Point Presentation (PPT).
Cite:
Samundeeswari Mourougan, Gothainayagi A., G. Muthamilselvi. Assess the Effectiveness of PPT on Nurses attitude regarding significance of antioxidants in AVMC Hospital, Puducherry. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(2): April- June 2014; Page 216-219.
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