Journal of Perinatal, Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing

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EISSN : 2581-9011
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V T Lakshmamma, Pavana V R, Pauline Thayavathi, Kathyayini N B
Journal of Perinatal, Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing, Volume 4, pp 1-6;

All Preemies are born fighters but they cannot do it alone. They need her, they need him, they need them and they need you to breathe to grow and to thrive. Together we can help them face the toughest challenges. To address the needs of preterm newborns and optimize their chances to survive and thrive, health systems must be strengthened and transformed at every level. This must be accompanied by the transformation of social, economic and legal institutions. Visionary strategies and frameworks with appropriate care, a large proportion of preterm newborns could survive and thrive without major complications but only when health system gaps are addressed. Functional health systems are required for the provision of quality in-patient care for these newborns, just as they are for essential childbirth and newborn care and emergency obstetric care.
Dayananda Bittenahalli Omkarappa, Lakshmamma V T
Journal of Perinatal, Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing, Volume 3;

Context: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among Indian women aged 15-44 years. Unfortunately, despite the evidence of methods for prevention, most of the women remain unaware. The studies have shown that women had lack of knowledge regarding risk factors, symptoms and prevention of cervical cancer. This study attempts to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices related to cervical cancer and its prevention among reproductive age woman. Settings and Design: A descriptive Cross sectional study design was adopted for the present study. The study was conducted at selected PHC area, Bangalore. Materials and Methods: The simple random sampling technique was used. Hundred reproductive age women were recruited for study. Structured knowledge questionnaire, Rating scale and checklist were used to assess knowledge, attitude and practice respectively. The study involved females aged 15 to 45 years and the study excluded antenatal mothers, women diagnosed with cervical cancer and women who had undergone hysterectomy. Statistical analysis used: Data were analyzed using Statistical package for the social Sciences software package (Version 23). Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for the study. Results: The study findings had shown that mean age of respondents was 23±2.56 and majority (60%) of reproductive age group women had Poor knowledge, 23% of the respondents had average knowledge and only17% of them had good knowledge regarding cervical cancer and its prevention. With regard to attitude and practice, majority of respondents had unfavorable attitude (63%) and inadequate practice (76%) regarding cervical cancer and its prevention. Conclusion: The study concludes that women had suboptimal level of knowledge, unfavorable attitude and inadequate practice regarding cervical cancer and its prevention. There is need for mass education and creation of awareness to prevent cervical cancer. The government should plan activities aiming at prevention of
Shafna Abdulla Tp
Journal of Perinatal, Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing, Volume 3;

Newborn babies constitute the foundation of life. The birth of a baby is one of the most awe inspiring and emotional events that can occur in one’s life time. In India most the mothers are not aware of management regarding minor disorder of newborn (vomiting, diarrhea, physiological jaundice conjunctivitis, umbilical cord infection, skin rashes etc). Mother plays an important role in the identifying minor developmental deviation and early evidences of the disease process because she is constantly and closely watching her baby. Methodology: pre experimental (one group pretest and posttest) design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted at postnatal ward AIIMS Raipur with sample size of 30 primipara mothers. Non probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select the sample. The data was collected by means of self-structured questionnaire to assess the knowledge among primipara mothers. Result: The mean score of pre-test was 15.36 and mean score of post-test was 22.4 and the mean improvement was 7.04, which is 45.83% of total primipara mothers. The paired ‘t’ value obtained for knowledge was 10.41 which was found significant at 0.05 level (p<0.05) which is 2.05. Which result shows that significantly an improvement in the knowledge of the primipara mothers after the structured teaching programme (STP) on selected minor ailments of newborn.
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