International Journal of Advanced Science and Research

International Journal of Advanced Science and Research


ISSN: 2455-4227

Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)

Awareness programme on accident in children and its prevention among mothers of toddler: A review based on available literature

Author(s): Deepti, Sandeep K Raju
Abstract: Background: Accidents are the largest single cause of mortality and disability between the ages of 1-4 years. The prevalence of occurrence, prevention and safety measure put in place is a function of mother’s education. This underscores the need for educational programs for mothers on how to prevent the occurrence of accidents in the home. Objective: To find out the evidence on effectiveness of awareness programme on accident in children and its prevention among mothers of toddler. Methods: An electronic search of articles published in various journals has been done. The database search concluded by Pub-med, EBSCO & Google scholar. Results: The accessible literature refines to get 8 quantitative studies. In this narrative review, 6 research study findings showing the effectiveness of educational teaching programme on accident prevention among mothers of toddler. 1 study show the link between gender of the child and level of mothers knowledge.1 study show the association between knowledge with demografic variable. Conclusion: The responsibility of the nurse to make the community know about the importance of home safety and prevention of home accidents Nurses are primary advocates for preventive care and guidance. Safety education and anticipatory guidance for mothers having toddlers can be incorporated in all formal and procedural nursing interventions
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