International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatric Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome among the Mothers of Infants and Toddlers in Pediatric Ward, SMI Hospital, Dehraun

Gaurav Negi | Archana Maletha


Abstract: Shaken baby syndrome, also known as Abusive Head Trauma, is a deadly brain injury caused by a person violently shaking an infant or toddler. It is usually the result of an unhappy parent or caregiver. According to the Department of Pediatrics at Yale University, "abusive head trauma" is 2 the leading cause of traumatic death in infancy and causes considerable morbidity in children younger than 2 years. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching program among mothers of infants and toddlers regarding shaken baby syndrome. Methods and Materials: Quantitative Approach with pre-experimental (one group pretest, posttest) Research design was used in the study. A convenient sampling technique was used to collect data from 60 mothers of infants and toddlers in pediatric unit SMI, Dehradun. Video-assisted teaching was conducted for 20-25 minutes for one day. Data was collected by using a self-structured questionnaire. Results: A significant effectiveness after video assisted teaching programme with a mean difference of 14.04. The calculated 't' value as 33.691 greater than the tabulated value (2.00) at p <0.05 level of significance (p value is less than 0.05). Conclusion: This study concluded that the video assisted teaching programme was effective and this can enhance the knowledge of mothers of infants and toddlers regarding shaken baby syndrome.


Keywords: Assess, knowledge, effectiveness, video assisted teaching, shaken baby syndrome, mothers of infants and toddlers


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1342 - 1345


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