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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of self among primigravida mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension

Radha C

The present study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of self among primigravida mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension and receiving care at selected hospitals, in Chennai. A quasi experimental research design with one group pretest post test design was adopted for the study. Sixty primigravida mothers attending the antenatal OPD was selected using non probability convenience sampling technique. Data was collected using structured interview schedule for assessing the knowledge of primigravida mothers regarding pregnancy induced hypertension. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics like t test and chi – square test. The findings of the study revealed that there was a significant increase in the overall knowledge regarding management of self with pregnancy induced hypertension among primigravida women after the structured teaching programme at P < 0.05 level of significance. Hence the study concluded that providing health awareness to the primigravida women was to found to be effective in enhancing the knowledge of the antenatal mothers in creating awareness about the condition, helps to identify the warning signs of pregnancy induced hypertension by managing themselves and helps them in preventing the complications to the fetus.
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How to cite this article:
Radha C. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of self among primigravida mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2019;2(2):39-42.
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