Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of Selected Nursing Interventions on Knowledge regarding Computer Vision Syndrome and Asthenopia among it Professionals



Address:   Ms. B. Sindhuja1, Prof. Devakirubai2, Dr. Nalini Jeyavanth Santha3, Prof. Chandrakala4
1M.Sc (N), Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai.
2Research Guide, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai.
3Principal, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai.
4Vice Principal, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2016.00013.6

ABSTRACT:
Background of the study: Computer Vision Syndrome has been classified as the number one occupational hazard of the 21st century. It has become a significant public health problem. Sufficient knowledge about Computer Vision Syndrome and its preventive measures would help reduce the incidence in a population Objectives: The aim of the study to evaluate the effectiveness of selected nursing interventions on knowledge regarding Computer Vision Syndrome and asthenopia among I.T professionals. Materials and methods: A quasi experimental design, non equivalent pretest post test control group design was adopted for this study. The tools used for data collection was Structured Knowledge Questionnaire to assess the knowledge and Asthenopia scale to assess the severity of asthenopia among I.T professional who participated in the present study. The two I.T companies were selected conveniently. The samples for the study selected purposively. Sample size of the study was 60, among which 30 samples were in experimental group, 30 samples were in control group.
KEYWORDS:
Effectiveness, computer vision syndrome, asthenopia, knowledge on computer vision syndrome, eye exercises.
Cite:
B. Sindhuja, Devakirubai, Nalini Jeyavanth Santha, Chandrakala. Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of Selected Nursing Interventions on Knowledge regarding Computer Vision Syndrome and Asthenopia among it Professionals. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2016; 6(1): 65-68.
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