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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on febril convulsions among primary caregivers of underfive children

T Muthukumaran, Dr. Rebecca Samson, Annie William and Dr. Ravichandran

The occurrence of febrile convulsion in childhood is common in 2 to 5% of children younger than age 5 years with a peak incidence in the second year of life. Recent evidence that suggests a small subset of children that present with fever may cause febrile convulsion. So appropriate parental action is necessary to prevent Febrile Convulsion and reduce complications. This Study is to Assess the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on febrile convulsions among primary caregivers of underfive children at Sedarapet, Puducherry. Quasi Experimental one group pre test and post test design was used, in which 60 Primary care givers of Underfive children were assessed the KAP and video assisted teaching was administered and after a week Level of KAP was assessed using same structured Interview Schedule. Study revealed that, Video assisted teaching programme on febrile convulsion was found to be an effective, appropriate and feasible mode to develop Knowledge, Attitude and Knowledge on Practice of Primary caregivers of underfive children regarding Febrile convulsion at p>0.05.
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How to cite this article:
T Muthukumaran, Dr. Rebecca Samson, Annie William, Dr. Ravichandran. Effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on febril convulsions among primary caregivers of underfive children. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2019;2(2):09-12. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2019.v2.i2.A.52
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