Effectiveness of educational programme to improve parents knowledge regarding prevention of shaken baby syndrome a review based on available literature
Mahak Jaiswal, Ramniwas
Background: Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional mistreatment or neglect of a child or children. Head injuries are leading cause of traumatic death and the leading cause of child abuse fatalities. Shaken baby syndrome is the term used to describe a form of child abuse caused by vigorously shaking an infant, often in anger, to get a child to stop crying or whining. Objective: To find the evidence about effectiveness of educational programme to improve parent's knowledge regarding prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome. 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 7 quantitative studies. In this narrative review, 4 research study findings showing that education programme is effective for understanding the concept of Shaken baby syndrome 3 study shows that education programme is effective to reduce the incidence of Shaken baby syndrome. Conclusion: The responsibility of the nurse to make the parents aware about the importance of prevention of Shaken baby syndrome All parents are required to take a course on shaken baby syndrome. Prevention programme and educational interventions will help to plan corrective measures and evaluating the effectiveness of implemented strategies to prevent the child from traumatic event of shaking.
Mahak Jaiswal, Ramniwas. Effectiveness of educational programme to improve parents knowledge regarding prevention of shaken baby syndrome a review based on available literature. International Journal of Advanced Science and Research, Volume 4, Issue 4, 2019, Pages 70-72