A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of dengue fever in children among mothers in paediatric medical wards at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore , Chennai-08

Shamuga Kani, G (2019) A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of dengue fever in children among mothers in paediatric medical wards at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore , Chennai-08. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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INTRODUCTION: Over the past 10-15 years, next to diarrheal disease and acute respiratory infection, dengue fever has become a leading cause of hospitalization and deaths, among children in the South East Asian region. The Incidence of this fever is variable and it depends on the geographical region and the density of mosquito borne diseases in a region. Dengue Fever is a fatal disease; therefore, the global population should pay attention on changing behaviour for maintaining housing and community environment. In order to accomplish self-care, they should adjust their concept and practice of daily living. TITLE: “A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of dengue fever in children among mothers in paediatric medical wards at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore , Chennai-08” OBJECTIVES: To assess the pre-test and post-test level of knowledge of mothers regarding prevention and control of Dengue Fever and to evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme and to find an association between the post -test knowledge with their selected socio demographic variables. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A True experimental design was chosen. Probability Simple random sampling-technique was used to select the sample. 100 mothers were chosen for the sample. Modified structure knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the mothers’ knowledge level. RESULTS: In Experiment group, at the pre-test level mothers are having 46.47% of knowledge score and after the test they are having 83.33%. So they gained 37.06% after structured teaching programme. In control group, at the pre-test level mothers are having 47.33% of knowledge score and in post-test they are having 49.60%. So they have gained only 2.27% without structured teaching programme. CONCLUSION: Statistical significance was calculated by using chi square test and student independent t-test. So structured teaching programme regarding prevention of dengue fever in children has significant impact in improving the knowledge score among mothers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 301716257
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mothers, Knowledge, structured teaching programme
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2022 14:18
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2022 14:18
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/18887

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