Volume : VIII, Issue : VII, July - 2019

Effectiveness Of Structured Teaching Programme On Knowledge Regarding Prevention And Management Of Rotavirus Infection Among Mothers Of Under-Five Children In Selected Rural Areas.

D. Kalaimani, Dr. T. Komalavalli

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Back ground of the study: Rotavirus is a virus that infects the bowels. It is the most common cause of severe diarrhea among infants and children throughout the world and causes the death of about 6,00,000 children worldwide annually. The name rotavirus comes from the characteristic wheel-like appearance of the virus when viewed by electron microscopy (the name rotavirus is derived from the Latin Rota, meaning "wheel").Material and methods:“one group pre-test, post-test design” was selected.The sample comprised of 100 mothers of under five children living in selected rural areas at keerapakkam village. Technique was used inPurposive sampling technique. Result: The mean pretest knowledge score was 15.62, post test knowledge score was 29.62 at 0.05 level of significance. Standard deviation of pretest is 3.03, post test is 1.95 which indicates that the STP was effective in increasing knowledge of mothers of under-five children regarding prevention and management of rotavirus infection.

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EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF ROTAVIRUS INFECTION AMONG MOTHERS OF UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN SELECTED RURAL AREAS., D. Kalaimani, Dr.T.Komalavalli GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-7 | July-2019


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