International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017


To Assess the Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Aspiration in Infant among Postnatal Mother in Selected Hospitals

Prajak A. Sable | Archana Maurya [7]


Abstract: Aspiration is defined as the entry of foreign material into the airway below the true vocal cord. Some aspiration occurs in normal individuals especially, when the air way protective mechanisms are stressed, such as while talking, laughing, eating or sleep.1 Objectives To assess the existing knowledge regarding prevention of aspiration in infant among postnatal mothers in selected hospitals. To assess the effectiveness of self instructional module regarding prevention of aspiration in infant among postnatal mothers in selected hospitals. To find out the association between knowledge score with selected demographic variables of postnatal mothers in selected hospitals. Methods and Materials The study was a one group pre test and post test design (Quasi experimental research design. Population for the study was postnatal mother. The sample consists of 100 postnatal mother. Inclusion criteria Postnatal mothers, present at the time of the study, who are willing to participate in the study, Those who are able to read, write and understand Marathi, or English. Exclusion criteria those mothers having postnatal complication (postnatal psychosis). Mother who are health care professional. In this study, the sampling technique used was non-probability convenient sampling. Framed the item and same were incorporated into the tool and self instructional module. The reliability of questionnaire was done by Guttman Split Half Coefficient. Results In Pre-test the 39 (39 %) of postnatal mother were having average level of knowledge score, 59 (59 %) of postnatal mother were having good level of knowledge score, only 2 (2 %) of postnatal mother were having very good level of knowledge score. The minimum score was 6 and the maximum score was 13, the mean score was 9.06 1.687 with a mean percentage score of 45.3. In Post- test the 2 (2 %) of postnatal mother were having good level of knowledge score, 63 (63 %) of postnatal mother were having very good level of knowledge score and 35 (35 %) of them had excellent level of knowledge score. The minimum score was 11 and the maximum score was 18, the mean score was 15.84 1.398 with a mean percentage score of 79.2


Keywords: prevention of aspiration, self instructional module


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,


Pages: 259 - 261


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