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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

An exploratory study to assess the knowledge regarding CPR among students studying in selected physical education colleges of Pune city

Author(s):
Pratibha Agarkar, Anitta Mathew, Jyoti Ghuge, Supriya Dhende, Rahul Jaiswar and Akshay Bhujbal
Abstract:
Introduction: CPR is also known as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Cardiac arrest is a major and common problem faced by people, mainly there are two types of cardiac arrest- Primary cardiac arrest and secondary cardiac arrest. Primary cardiac arrest is most common from these two cardiac arrest. CPR is given mostly given secondary type of cardiac arrest. According to recent research studies most of the industrial nations of the world face the major problem in the form of cardiac arrest, in the year 2002. Main reason to study CPR are: it saves life, it also prevents brain death and increasing medical conditions is one of the reasons. Hence, CPR is becoming and important topic to study in present and as well as in future.
Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to find out the knowledge regarding CPR among students studying in selected physical education colleges of Pune city.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding CPR among students studying in Physical education college and to associate findings with selected demographic variables.
Methods: This was a non- experimental, descriptive research design and quantitative research approach. 100 students were selected for final study from the institute by non- probability sampling technique, reliability and pilot study was done on 10 samples respectively.
Results: Mean score of knowledge regarding CPR among students was found to be 8.8 with 2. 87 of standard deviation.
Conclusion: Maximum students that is 72% out of 100% were found with average knowledge regarding CPR.
Pages: 1138-1140  |  491 Views  86 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Pratibha Agarkar, Anitta Mathew, Jyoti Ghuge, Supriya Dhende, Rahul Jaiswar, Akshay Bhujbal. An exploratory study to assess the knowledge regarding CPR among students studying in selected physical education colleges of Pune city. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):1138-1140.

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