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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : ( 267) Last page : ( 268)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00059.0

A Study to assess the effectiveness of structured Teaching programme regarding the knowledge on Home Management of selected Minor Illness among mothers of under 10 children in A selected Community in Palakkad District Kerala

Prof. Tamilselvi1, Mrs. Sheena P2, Mr. Kumar Sudhen Sumesh2,*, Aiswarya A, Babu P Arjun, Athira C, Athira V, George Ivin Sona, Saranya K, Saju Sneha, Sruthi M.M3

1Principal, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam

2Associate Professors, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam

3BSc (N) Final Year Students, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam

*Corresponding Author E-mail: getsumesh2007@gmail.com

Online published on 22 May, 2019.


Home remedies are natural cures or medicines made athome from natural ingredients such as herbs, vegetablesand fruits and have given more attention due to its natureand cure. Many common illness are present in the under 10children. it can be treated at home without needing toconsult the doctor so a Pre-experimental one group pretest posttest study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding the knowledge on home management of selected minor illness among mothers ofunder 10 children and on statistical analysis and the results concuded that the mean posttest knowledge score obtained is 29.6 washigher than the mean pretest knowledge score is 19.6. Paired t test was done to find out the difference betweenthe mean pretest knowledge score, the calculated t valueis (13.414) was found to be significant (p<0.0001) thisshows that STP was effective in increasing theknowledge regarding the home management of minorillness



Effectiveness, structured teaching Programmer, Knowledge, Mothers of under 10 children, Palakkad.


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