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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 14) Last page : ( 16)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00004.1

A study to assess the effectiveness of the planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of convulsion in children among mother’s of under five year children in selected area of Mehsana City

Dr. Patidar Dayalal1, Mr. Patidar Kaushal2,*, Ms. Modi Disha3,**

1Principal, Joitiba College of Nursing , Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

2Associate Professor, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

3Final Year M.Sc. Nursing Students, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

*Corresponding Author E-mail: kaush776@gmail.com


Online published on 27 April, 2021.



Children under five years of age are very small and their all systems are in developing stage. Because of their play activities, poor feedings and immaturity of immune system causes frequent attack of infections like respiratory tract infection, otitis media, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis etc. Fever is a common manifestation present in most of the infection. In some children severe fever can result convulsion. Convulsion disorder is a common neurological problem in children. Many convulsions disorders have their origin in childhood. Nearly two-third of seizure disorder can be treated easily by them without the need for the specialist. (WHO 2012).


A quantitative approach using pre experimental pre-test post-test design with one group.


100 selected mothers’s of under five year children using Non-Probability Convenient sampling technique in Mehsana city.


Self- Structured Knowledge Questionnaire.


The data were analyzed and interpreted in the light of objectives and inferential statistical in terms of mean, standard deviation, ‘t’ test and chi square test value. in this study over all the highest percentage in the demographic data including the regarding age group majority 40% belong to age group between (21-25 year), regarding religion majority 70% of Hindu, regarding educational status majority 35% of higher secondary education, regarding occupation majority 45% of house wife, regarding monthly income of family majority 40% of above 15000/-, regarding type of family majority 87% of nuclear family, regarding previous knowledge majority 55% of no any previous knowledge of mother’s, regarding first source of information majority 88% of health worker. The mean differences was 5.86 and the obtained ‘t’ value 27.11, which significant at 0.05 level. Hence, the stated hypothesis was accepted.


The findings of the study revealed that sample have average knowledge about management of convulsion in children among mothers of under five year children.



Assess, Effectiveness, Planned teaching programme, Knowledge, Management of convulsion, Children, And mother’s of under five year children.


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