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International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529

Pratibha Himral

Dr, Department of General Medicine and of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt Medical College Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Diabetes and its Complications among Health Care workers in Medical College of North India
    Author(s): Komal Gharsangi*, Pratibha Himral, Vishwachander and Rajesh Bhawani

    General awareness about diabetes among patients is important for its management and prevention of its complications. Imparting such information to the people is the responsibility of health care workers among which nursing staff has a pivotal role. Hence it becomes important that the knowledge, attitude and practice among nursing staff regarding diabetes is assessed so that they can provide optimum care to the community. Diabetes was India’s seventh biggest cause of early death in 2016. Diabetes increases the susceptibility for many life threatening infections as well, that is why tuberculosis is becoming highly prevalent in this group of patients. As the incidence and prevalence of diabetes is increasing, more people will require care from health professionals. Thus health care professionals like nurses in this case have responsibility to generate basic awareness about diabetes.. Read More»

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