International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on neonatal complication among postnatal mothers at SMCH, Thandalam
Varalakshmi E and Joy Lovis S
Background: The birth of a newborn is the most joyful occasion for the mother and the family. The joy continues only if the newborn survives its first few minutes of struggle for existence. The first few minutes after birth make the difference between life and death for a newborn. Although most babies smooth transition from fetal to neonatal life,4 to 6% of the neonates are likely to face difficulties, dehydration, infections, jaundice, bereavement, the unexpected ill hospitalized infants, fetal distress, delivery by caesarean section, preterm delivery, Apgar score <6 at one minute, required assisted ventilation, delivery by forceps, etc., these are the leading newborn complications in developing countries.
Objectives: The aim of the present study is to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding on neonatal complication among postnatal mothers used in pretest and posttest with the help of demographic variable and association.
Materials and Methods: Research approach used for the study was quantitative approach. The research design was one group pretest posttest design. Convenient sampling technique was used and statistical method applied for the study. The study was conducted in SMCH, Chennai.
Results: Considering overall knowledge score, in pretest the mean value is 10.48 and in posttest the mean value is 20.88. Through the knowledge on neonatal complications among postnatal mothers showed significant improvement in mean in posttest than pretest. The paired t test value is 23.7220 and is highly significant.
Conclusion: The study indicates need of education knowledge regarding neonatal complication to postnatal and their family members.
Varalakshmi E, Joy Lovis S. A study to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on neonatal complication among postnatal mothers at SMCH, Thandalam. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2021;3(1):01-03. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2021.v3.i1a.55