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Abstract

Wound assessment is obligatory to plan and complete administration regimens and to assess care. As indicated by diabetes imperative distributed by the international diabetes federation (IDF), there were an expected 40 million people with diabetes in India in 2007 and number is anticipated to ascend to just about 70 million individuals by 2025. Negative pressure wound treatment (NPWT) is an innovation that is as of now utilized broadly in wound consideration and is advanced for use on complex injuries (open injuries) NPWT includes the utilization of an injury dressing through which a contrary weight is applied, regularly with any twisted and tissue liquid drawn away from the territory being gathered into a canister.  The present study aims to assess the knowledge impact of negative pressure wound therapy on diabetes wound among staff nurses. The one group pre and post-test design were conducted among 50 staff nurses. Purposive sampling techniques were used to select samples. A self-administered questionnaire was used to collect demographic data and knowledge on negative pressure wound therapy was assessed. The video was shown to the staff nurses after pre-test. The present study also shows that the demographic variables sex, professional qualification and wound care experience shows significant association with the post-test level of knowledge among staff nurse at p<0.0001 level and the demographic variables has shown statistically significant association with the post-test level of knowledge among staff nurse. This study concludes that video-assisted teaching program was significantly effectiveness in increasing the knowledge regarding negative pressure wound therapy.

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Knowledge Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Diabetes Patient

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Bhuvaneswari G, & Devika S. (2020). Knowledge Impact of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Diabetes wound. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 589-592. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.3999