Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of mothers regarding Neonatal Jaundice: A Hospital based Observational Study (Knowledge of mothers on Neonatal Jaundice)

Authors : Dr. Murchana Khound

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 1 - January

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Background: Neonatal jaundice is a common cause of mortality and morbidity in newborn babies. It is important for mothers to be able to detect neonatal jaundice early so that they may seek successful therapy earlier. Objectives: to assess the knowledge and attitude of postnatal mothers about neonatal jaundice. Methods : It was a hospital based observational study conducted in one of the busiest hospitals of Jorhat over a period of 12 months. Mothers in the post natal period whose babies developed neonatal jaundice were questioned and their responds were noted in a predesigned proforma. Written Consent were taken from the mothers. Institutional ethic committee clearance was taken.

Keywords : Neonatal Jaundice, Knowledge, Attitude, Mothers


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