Category Volume 1

Guidance Needs of Junior High School Students in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region of Ghana

Abstract – The major purpose of the study was to identify the most important guidance needs of junior high school students in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region of Ghana. The research sample involved JHS 1, 2 and 3 students; teachers including guidance coordinators. A total of 150 respondents were used in the study, of which the students were made up of 71 males and 54 females; and 25 teachers including eight (8) guidance coordinators. The tool used for the research was questionnaire set for students and teachers. A non-probability sampling method was used in choosing the students and…

Practice of Pain Assessment in Critically Ill Patients among Nurses at the Tamale Teaching Hospital

Abstract – Nurses have the greatest responsibility of assessing critical care patient’s pain, as they are the most proximal in care, they continuously make decisions relating to the patient’s pain intensity, and assess the need for analgesia. It is therefore essential that nurses acquaint themselves with the basic principles and practices of pain assessment. This will ensure that patients especially the critically ill one are relieved of any form of discomfort caused by pain. The overall purpose of the study was to explore nurses’ knowledge and practices on pain assessment of critically ill patients. A convenient non-probability sampling method was…