International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020


Effectiveness of Educational Intervention Regarding Prevention of Febrile Convulsion on Knowledge among Care Givers of Children with Fever

Archana Negi, D. Y. Sorte, Preeti Prabha


Abstract: Fever is commonest complaints in pediatric patients after different kind of organism invasion. When the body fails to regulate temperature, and the body temperature rises above 100 ° F, fever can cause convulsions. Mostly febrile convulsion strikes within two to three days of fever. This can be riskier in those children who are already affected by the seizures. By providing information, caregivers can prevent fever and fever convulsions in children. Method: Quantitative research approach was adopted. Total 80 caregivers of the children with fever were selected from of pediatric through purposive sampling technique. The data were collected on the basis of structured knowledge questionnaires. Result: Study finding shows that the post-test mean score (23.55± 0.7) of knowledge of caregivers was higher than the pretest mean score (19.02±1.83) in the experimental group whereas in the control group the posttest mean score (20.17 ± 2.37) was similar to that of pretest score (19.95± 2.46). Conclusion: Study was concluded that there was a significant improvement in knowledge of caregivers in posttest among the experimental group after the administration of educational intervention.


Keywords: Febrile Seizure, Caregiver, Educational intervention, Prevention


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,


Pages: 252 - 255


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Archana Negi, D. Y. Sorte, Preeti Prabha, "Effectiveness of Educational Intervention Regarding Prevention of Febrile Convulsion on Knowledge among Care Givers of Children with Fever", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR201103155058, Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020, 252 - 255

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