Moreover, the answers to the self-care practice questions in the pre-study survey support the assumption of a knowledge deficit
regarding self-care of minor illnesses and injuries.
Results showed significant knowledge deficit
in the recognition of symptoms among survey cohorts (see Table 4).
In order to reduce these barriers, the knowledge deficit
for faculty will need to be addressed through publications and conferences.
"Nurses' communication with parents in pediatric inpatient units is a key factor contributing to perceptions of their child's care." Pamphlets are information tools that are critical in aiding parents' knowledge deficit
and nurses' time constraints.
After varimax rotation, the first factor consisted of Severity of Illness, Emotional Support, Knowledge Deficit
, and Complexity of Clinical Decision items while the second factor contained Task/Procedure Complexity, Indirect Care, and Assessment.
Assessing the knowledge of nurses is a crucial step toward quantifying any knowledge deficit
before creating appropriate remedial education programs.
was evident about childhood autism among the medical students.
For example, one could look at the knowledge deficit
scores of a group of patients with myocardial infarctions before and after implementing a new teaching protocol or critical pathway.
The certified nurse should make a personal commitment to complete educational units in areas of a known knowledge deficit
. Perhaps he or she could complete a seminar on a new treatment or therapy, or learn about something outside the sub-specialty area.
The Arab Human Development Report 2003: Building a Knowledge Society presented a comprehensive explanation for the "knowledge deficit
" and equally comprehensive prescriptions for reform.
Additional technician evaluations considered relevant to all surgical interventions include acute pain, risk of infection, risk of hypothermia, client knowledge deficit
, and risk of self-inflicted injury.
AT: The most glaring is the knowledge deficit
. Without adequate knowledge, governments cannot get to grips with the right policies.