International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014


A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on First Aid Management of Dog Bite among Rural Population Karad Taluka

More. Rohini. E. | Avinash H. Salunkhe [7]


Abstract: Aim: To improve the knowledge of first aid management of dog bite among rural population. Objectives: 1) To assess the knowledge of first aid management of dog bite among rural population.2) To evaluate effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme (PTP) on first aid management of dog bite.3) To find out association between socio-demographic variables and knowledge of first aid management of the dog bite. Material & Methods: Evaluative approach with pre & post test control group design was used. Study was conducted on 100 subjects from rural population, Kale, Karad. By using Systematic Proportionate sampling technique with randomly allocation of groups. Result: Over all Mean knowledge regarding dog bite wound and its first aid among the subjects was (15 %) had good knowledge, (71 %) had average, while (14 %) had poor knowledge.2) The overall Mean knowledge about management of first aid in dog bite among the subjects was (16 %) had good knowledge, (80 %) had average while (4 %) had poor knowledge.3) It was evident that maximum number of subjects had average knowledge and average management about dog bite wound.4) Calculated 2 values showed there is association between the socio-demographic variables of subjects and level of knowledge regarding dog bite wound & its first aid at p=0.05 level of significance.


Keywords: PTP, First aid management


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014,


Pages: 541 - 545


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