International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.4 / 10

Effectiveness of Home Care Management Module on Knowledge Regarding Febrile Seizure among Mothers of under Five Children in Selected PHC, Chennai

Tamilarasi .B [3] | Bharathi .P | William Carey .J | Pracila .A | Mohamed Sithik .H | Sadhana .M | Jayalakshmi .R

Abstract: Febrile convulsion is the most common seizure in children worldwide. Between 1 and 4% of children develop febrile convulsion within in 5 years of life. The study aimed at finding out mothers? knowledge regarding Management of febrile seizure in children at home. A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of home care management module on knowledge regarding febrile seizure among mothers of under five children in selected PHC at Chennai. A pre - experimental one group pretest, posttest research design was adopted for the study and 30 mother of under five children were selected using simple random sampling technique. Semi structured questionnaire was used to assess the level of knowledge regarding febrile seizure and on home care management module was given to the mothers for about 30 minutes which was followed by the post test. The study findings showed that the pre test mean score was 42.28 with standard deviation of 1.94 and post test mean score was 86.40 with standard deviation of 1.52. The paired `t` value was 25.49*** which revealed that there was a highly statistically significant difference between the pre test and post test level of knowledge at p<0.05.

Keywords: Home care management, Seizures, Febrile convulsion, Mothers of under five children, children

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,

Pages: 1371 - 1373

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