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Table 3 Most often performed work activities (n = 202); responses “often” (N and %)

From: Work activities of primary health care nurses in Poland: National Survey Results

Work activity N %
Administering drugs ordained by the doctor, including injections and intravenous infusions 179 88.6
Recognizing patients’ nursing needs and health problems 176 87.1
Monitoring, evaluating and interpreting basic vital signs 172 85.1
Health education 166 82.2
Providing nursing care for patients with various health states and diseases 164 81.2
Diagnosis, assessment and prevention of health threats in patients 157 77.7
Providing nursing services 155 76.7
Conducting environmental interviews 151 74.8
Applying dressings to wounds, bedsores and burns 147 72.8
Collection of material for diagnostic tests 144 71.3