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Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Knowledge regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) among Caregivers of Infants in Pediatric Ward at Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Patel Nagar, Dehradun

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 8)

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Page : 856-859

Keywords : Shaken Baby Syndrome; Knowledge; Video Assisted Teaching Program; Effectiveness; Caregivers of infants;

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Shaken baby syndrome is a serious form of abuse inflicted upon a child resulting in serious neurological injury and death. Children are usually shaken in response to prolong inconsolable crime. The perpetrator is generally of limited patience and experience in handling a child. Shaken babies are usually one year old, and most are under six month of age. It has been found that shaken baby syndrome can be effectively prevented by imparting education and awareness among parents, caregivers and community member. A pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding shaken baby syndrome among caregivers of infants in Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Patel Nagar, Dehradun. An evaluative research approach Pre experimental design was used for this study. The sample consisted of 60 caregivers of infants in pediatric ward at Shi Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Patel Nagar, Dehradun. They were selected by non-probability convenient sampling technique. A structured knowledge questionnaire was used for the data collection. Data collection was analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. It shows that the mean post-test knowledge score value among caregivers of infants were significantly higher than the mean pre-test value. The calculated t value (45.26) is more than the table value (2.00) at Pless than0.05level of significance, Hence stated research hypothesis (H1) was accepted. The demographic variable such as type of family and religion shows statistical significant association with the pre - test level of knowledge. Hence research hypothesis (H2) was accepted. The result shows that the caregiver’s knowledge level improved after implementation of video assisted teaching and the study indicates that the video assisted teaching is an effective method in improving moderate to adequate level of knowledge regarding health topics.

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