Effectiveness of assisted feeding practices on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children among caregivers in pediatric ward Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai

Uma Soundari, K (2017) Effectiveness of assisted feeding practices on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children among caregivers in pediatric ward Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the level of feeding practices among caregivers on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children in pediatric ward, G R H,Madurai. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of assisted feeding practices among care givers on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children in pediatric ward, G R H, Madurai. 3. To associate the level of feeding practices among caregivers on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children with their selected socio demographic variables. HYPOTHESES: H1 – There is significant differences between pre test and post test level feeding practices among caregivers on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children in pediatric ward, GRH, Madurai. H2- There is significant association between the level of feeding practices among caregivers on prevention of aspiration in cerebral palsy children with their selected socio demographic variables. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK: Modified Imogene King’s Goal Attainment Theory. METHODOLOGY: Quantitative approach- pre experimental design one group pretest & post test design was used. The study was conducted at pediatric ward Government Rajaji Hospital; Madurai. The sample size was 40. Non Probability, consecutive sampling technique was used. The intervention applied in this study was assisted feeding technique for 30 minutes for 5 consecutive days. among caregivers of cerebral palsy children. On the 6thh day post test was done. RESULTS: The level of feeding practice in pretest and post test mean score is 4.175 and 9.725 respectively. Paired t test value is 27.42. 27.42 is much higher than the table value at p < 0.001 level of significance. CONCLUSION: The statistical evidence proved that the assisted feeding practices was effective in improving the level of feeding practices among caregivers of cerebral palsy children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No.301517052)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness ; assisted feeding practices ; prevention of aspiration ; cerebral palsy children ; caregivers ; pediatric ward ; Government Rajaji Hospital ; Madurai.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2018 18:25
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2018 18:25
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10063

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