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dc.contributor.advisorADDISHIWET FANTAHUN (Bsc, Msc)en_US
dc.contributor.advisorLEUL DERIBE (Bsc, MPH)en_US
dc.contributor.authorDANIEL BAZA-
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-11T13:21:11Z-
dc.date.available2017-08-11T13:21:11Z-
dc.date.issued2017-06-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16257-
dc.descriptionA thesis submitted to the school of graduate studies of Addis Ababa University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in pediatrics and child health nursing in the department of nursing and midwifery.en_US
dc.description.abstractBackground: the quality of pediatric emergency triage is dependent on current professional knowledge; perception of health care workers, on the level of confidence of health care workers (HCWs), the availability of essential medicines, supplies, equipment’s and on the presence and adherence of HCWs to evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Therefore, the objective of this study is to assess the quality of pediatric emergency triage and its associated factors in selected hospitals of Wolaita zone 2017. Methodology: descriptive cross-sectional facility based study design was used. The sampling procedure of the study was done by using purposive sampling technique. The study period was from Dec. 2016 to June 2017 and data collected from March to April 2017GC. 175 HCWs responded to the questionnaire from the total of 178. The tools mainly consisted of soscio-demographics of HCWs, knowledge and perception of HCWs, factors associated with triage quality and observation check lists focusing on availability of essentials of pediatric emergency triage. The data was collected by using self-administered questionnaire on the health care workers and observation check list. The descriptive statistics such as frequency, percentage and SD was used for analysis as appropriate. The findings from observation checklists were summarized in the form of text and tables. Multivariate analysis was used to declare statistical. Results: this study indicated 41.7 % not correctly defined triage, 81.1 did not know triage duration, 85.72% not identified all triage places and 64% did not categorize child with urgent signs. 32 % of HCWs not interested when assigned in pediatric emergencies and 77 % of HCWs were not confident when allocated in the unit. None of the hospitals have guidelines, protocols, standards, sick child flow charts, treatment algorithms and no glucometer and IO needle. All the three hospitals were lacking oxygen cylinder. This study result has shown that level of qualification, training experience and reading guidelines were factors affecting triage quality Conclusion: the overall quality of pediatric emergency triage service was poor. It was not as recommended in all three hospitals assessed and needs an improvement.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherAAU 2017en_US
dc.subjectquality, pediatrics, emergency, triage, assessment.en_US
dc.titleASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY TRIAGE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN SELECTED HOSPITALS OF WOLAITA ZONE 2017en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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