International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Management and Prevention of Respiratory Tract Infections among Mothers of Under 5 Children in Selected Hospital of Srinagar Kashmir

Miruzma Ashraf


Abstract: Introduction -Children under 5 years of age are immature and their all systems are in developing stage. . Respiratory tract infections are the most common cause of illness and death in children under 5 years of age. Respiratory infection means an infection of any part of the respiratory tract which includes nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs etc. WHO (2009) report stated that children below five years of age suffer about 5 episodes of ARI per child per year. Objectives Of Study: 1. To assess the pre-test knowledge score regarding management and prevention of respiratory tract infections among mothers of under 5 children.2. To assess the post-test knowledge score regarding management and prevention of respiratory tract infections among mothers of under 5 children.3. To compare pre test and post test knowledge scores regarding management and prevention of respiratory tract infections among mothers of under five children.4. To determine the association of pre test knowledge scores regarding management and prevention of respiratory tract infections among mothers of under five children with their demographic variables. Hypothesis: H1: There is significant difference between pre-test knowledge and post-test knowledge scores regarding management and prevention of respiratory tract infections among mothers of under 5 children at


Keywords: Effectiveness, Planned teaching programme, Respiratory tract infections, management, preventive, Mothers of fewer than 5 children


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,


Pages: 1830 - 1834


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