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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-2298 E-ISSN: 2664-2301
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge of the mother regarding care of upper respiratory tract infection in children admit in Bharati Hospital and research centre and Bharati Ayurveda Hospitals, Pune

Rincy Cherian, Nisha Pardeshi, Priya Koli and Rakesh Sharma

Study tittle is “A descriptive study ‘’A study to assess the knowledge of the mother regarding care of upper respiratory tract Infection in children admitted In Bharati Hospital and Research Centre and Bharati Ayurveda Hospital Pune.
The objectives of the study were to determine the existing knowledge of mother regarding care of upper respiratory tract infection and to associate the knowledge of mother with selected demographic variables. Quantitative approach was chosen for the research study. The research design used for the study was exploratory survey design. The study consists of 100 samples which were selected by non-probability convenient sampling. The study was conducted in Bharti Hospital and research Centre and Bharti Ayurveda hospitals Pune. The data was collected by administering structured questionnaire to 100 participants under study. The questionnaire consists of two parts. Section-A which deal with demographic data of participant and Section-B which consist of questions related to knowledge of the mother regarding care of upper respiratory tract infection in children. The validity of the tool was done by 5 experts from various fields of medicine and nursing i.e. Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing, Medical and Surgical Nursing and Pediatric Nursing. The reliability of questionnaire was established by the method of test retest method and was found to the 0.73.
In this study it is found that most mother whose children having upper respiratory tract infection those mothers having good knowledge but still there are mothers whose knowledge level are average and poor. It shows that children care is still limited and it is requiring greater attention commitment from health professional. Recommendation were made based on the finding of the study.
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How to cite this article:
Rincy Cherian, Nisha Pardeshi, Priya Koli, Rakesh Sharma. A study to assess the knowledge of the mother regarding care of upper respiratory tract infection in children admit in Bharati Hospital and research centre and Bharati Ayurveda Hospitals, Pune. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2019;1(1):16-18.
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