Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022
Effectiveness of Educational Package (EP) in Terms of Parental Ability Regarding Safe Administration of Medication in Children with Respiratory Disorders
Sharma Pooja | Kumar Yogesh  | Kaur Kuldeep
Abstract: Respiratory diseases are common throughout the world, affecting a large fraction of the population every year. Diseases of respiratory system are the major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, with infants and young children especially susceptible. Inappropriate inhalation technique is hazardous to the safety of children with asthma and unnecessarily increases costs resulting from unnecessary re-hospitalization. The objectives of the study were to assess and compare the parental ability regarding safe administration of medication in children with respiratory disorders before and after implementation of educational package. Methods: Quantitative research approach with quasi experimental (one group pre test-post test) design used and study conducted at MMIMS&R Hospital, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana and Civil Hospital, Ambala, Haryana. Fifty parents having children admitted in Paediatric ward and PICU were selected by purposive sampling technique and the tool developed and used for data collection was Observation Checklist. Results: Significant findings of the study were that the mean 3rd post-implementation parental ability score regarding administration of medication through Nebulization (22.66?.848) was higher than the mean pre implementation parental ability score (7.44?1.580) and mean 3rd post-implementation parental ability score regarding administration of medication through Oral Route (12.32?.551) was higher than the mean pre-implementation parental ability score (6.04?1.106). The study also depicted significant association of mean post implementation parental ability score regarding safe administration of medication through Nebulization with Informant and type of hospital and through Oral Route with duration of illness. Conclusion: The finding of study revealed that the educational package was effective in terms of parental ability regarding safe administration of medication in children with respiratory disorders.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Educational Package, Parental Ability, Safe Administration of Medication, Children with Respiratory Disorders
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,
Pages: 605 - 609
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Sharma Pooja, Kumar Yogesh, Kaur Kuldeep, "Effectiveness of Educational Package (EP) in Terms of Parental Ability Regarding Safe Administration of Medication in Children with Respiratory Disorders", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22208114703, Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022, 605 - 609, #ijsrnet
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