International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme Regarding Home Care Management of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome in Terms of Knowledge among the Care Givers in a Selected Hospital at Kolkata, West Bengal

Purbasha Chakraborty Banerjee


Abstract: This study is entitled to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on home care management of children with nephrotic syndrome in terms of knowledge among care givers of children with nephrotic syndrome, in selected hospital at Kolkata, West Bengal. The objective of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the structured teaching program in terms of difference in knowledge on home care management of children with nephrotic syndrome. The investigator adopted pre experimental research approach with one group pre-test post- test design. She selected 50 care givers by non probability purposive sampling technique. Data was collected with valid and reliable structured interview schedule. The findings of the study revealed that mean post test knowledge score of care givers is significantly higher than the mean pretest knowledge score with a mean difference of 7.2 evident from t value 14.27 at 0.05 level of significance after their exposure to structured teaching program on home care management of children with nephrotic syndrome and there was significant association with pretest knowledge score and number of hospitalization due to nephrotic syndrome (8.58, p


Keywords: Home care management, children with nephrotic syndrome, knowledge among care givers


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 961 - 963


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