Effectiveness of self-instructional module regarding prevention of puerperal sepsis on knowledge and practice of postnatal mothers

P Sathiya Bama
2019 International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing  
Motherhood is a distinct bio-psychosocial process that transforms and broadens the role of women into that of a mother. Puerperium is a period, where the experiences are intense physical and emotional stress due to exhaustion, anxiety and excitement. Puerperal infection causes a number of distressing conditions into post natal women. There are chances of puerperal infection in the genital urinary tract and caesarean section, wound infection. This Study was conducted to assess the effectiveness
more » ... the effectiveness of self-instructional module regarding prevention of puerperal sepsis on knowledge and practice of postnatal mothers in a selected hospital, Bangalore. A quasi experimental one group pre and post test design was undertaken on 50 post natal mothers who were selected by purposive sampling technique. Initially Level of Knowledge was assessed before administration of Self instructional Module. After that seven day post test was conducted with the same questionnaire. The study revealed that there was a significant difference between the Pre and Post test Level of Knowledge at p<0.05.
doi:10.33545/nursing.2019.v2.i1.c.50 fatcat:ztu6zwivdvdibmnzcmchjz7524