Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Practice of mothers on home management of fever among under five children in selected area of Dadra and Nagar Haveli



Address:   Sharma Priya1*, Kumari Mukesh2
1Assistant Professor, Shri Vinoba Bhave College of Nursing, Silvassa.
2M. Sc Nursing Student, Shri Vinoba Bhave College of Nursing, Silvassa.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00016.5

ABSTRACT:
Background: Suffering from minor ailments is the commonest and frequent episode in childhood experiences. Most of the children consistently suffer from infectious diseases. The main primary symptom in any infection is fever. The majority of the mothers are not aware of the fever control measures. Fever is one of the major markers of an illness and one of the frequently reported causes of under five children’s caretakers visits to healthcare facilities.1. Methods: A quantitative research method was selected. A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The samples for the study were 50 mothers of under five children which were selected by using non- probability purposive sampling technique. Results: The results showed that greater percentage 36% of samples are in the age group of 16-22 year. Only 35.3% of the mothers were having good practice on home management of Fever and 64.7% of the mothers were having poor practice on home management of Fever. Conclusion: The study concluded that very few mothers were having good practice on home management of Fever. Health awareness programme need to be given to Mothers of Under five Children in selected area of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
KEYWORDS:
ractice, Mothers of Under Five Children, Home Management, Fever.
Cite:
Sharma Priya, Kumari Mukesh. Practice of mothers on home management of fever among under five children in selected area of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(1):67-68.
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