Effectiveness of selective nursing measures among children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder at Annai Illam, Melmaruvathur

Chitra, C (2014) Effectiveness of selective nursing measures among children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder at Annai Illam, Melmaruvathur. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakathi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

Today’s children are tomorrow’s responsible citizens of the world. There is a great to emphasize on children these days because a very substantial proportion of the world’s population i.e. 27% constitutes young children. The future of our country depends on positive mental health of our young people. Children are the treasures and bring forth into this world, but too large a percentage of the population continues to care them as inconveniences and treating them as possessions or toys. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM “EFFECTIVENESS OF SELECTIVE NURSING MEASURES AMONG CHILDREN WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVE DISORDER AT ANNAI ILLAM, MELMARUVATHUR” OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 1. to assess the behavioural pattern of the children with Attention deficit hyperactive disorder by using Conners’ parent rating scale. 2. to determine the effectiveness of selective nursing measures among children with Attention deficit hyperactive disorder. 3. to find out the association between the effectiveness of selective nursing measures with demographic variables among children with Attention deficit hyperactive disorder OPERATIONAL DEFINITIONS EFFECTIVENESS The degrees to which objectives are achieved and the extent to which targeted problems are solved. SELECTIVE NURSING MEASURES 10 Selective nursing measures refers to teaching parents, diet modification, breathing exercise, massage therapy, sensory integration and motor activities, reinforcement and time out techniques. • Teaching parents It refers to educating parents in concern to multimodal management of Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, coping strategies, preventing the complications and follow up. • Diet modification It refers to providing information regarding initiation of special diet and elimination of food additives. • Deep breathing exercise It is the process of breathing deeply focusing on the abdomen rather than the chest and fall more dramatically with each inhalation and exhalation. • Massage therapy Massage refers to the manipulation of superficial layers of muscle and connective tissues to enhance their function and promote relaxation and well-being. • Sensory integration and motor activities It is dynamic and fun for the child. The setting is safe and provides the child with the opportunity to explore appealing pieces of equipment: platforms to swing on, barrels to climb through, trapezes to swing from, and big blocks to climb over etc. • Reinforcement 11 It is the process of encouraging or establishing a belief or pattern of behaviour. • Time out technique The time out refers to immediately isolating the child for a short period of time in which they are endangered or endangering others. Situational influences It refers to the direct and indirect factors that influence the health promotion behaviour. In this study situational influences are family monthly income, birth order, dietary pattern, type of ADHD that exist, duration of illness and usage of medications for Attention deficit hyperactive disorder. Commitment to a plan of action Commitment to a plan of action involves two process, commitment and identifying specific strategies for carrying out reinforcing behaviour. In this study it refers to selective nursing measures. BEHAVIOURAL OUTCOMES The outcome of the Health Promotion Model is directed towards obtaining positive health outcomes. In this study in refers to the post-test, improvement in the behavioural outcome among children with Attention deficit hyperactive disorder.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Selective Nursing Measures ; Among Children ; Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ; Melmaruvathur.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2017 07:01
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 01:45
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1506

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