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Effectivness Of Planned Nursing Interventions Among Postnatal Mothers Interms Of Attitude,practice &inter Recti Distance

Publication Type : Journal Article

Source : Volume 6 (2011)

Keywords : Safe motherhood; Self-instructional module.

Campus : Kochi

School : College of Nursing

Department : Obstetrics and Gynaecologic Nursing

Year : 2011

Abstract : Pregnancy is a special event. The labor and birth process is an exciting, anxiety provoking situation for the woman and her family. Hence, a study was conducted to assess the effect of self instructional module on knowledge regarding selected aspects of safe motherhood among primigravida women in selected hospitals, Puducherry with the objective to assess the existing level of knowledge, assess the effect of SIM on safe motherhood among primigravida women and associate the pre test level of knowledge with selected demographic variables. A quantitative evaluatory approach and pre-experimental one group pre test- post test was used. Purposive sampling technique was done to select 50 primigravida women. To collect the data structured questionnaire was administered followed by administration of SIM. On the 7th day the effectiveness of the SIM assessed by conducting post test. The statistical analysis of the data shows that the self instructional module was effective in improving knowledge as the ‘t’ value is 20.12 which is significant at p<0.01. After computation it depicts that the mean post test score is significantly higher than the mean pre-test score. So in the inference it reveals that the research hypothesis is accepted and null hypothesis is rejected. It signifies the association between the level of pre test knowledge with selected demographic variables like education and occupation.

Cite this Research Publication : Anju Philip T., “Effectivness Of Planned Nursing Interventions Among Postnatal Mothers Interms Of Attitude,practice &inter Recti Distance”, vol. 6, 2011.

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