Effect of nursing instructions for mother’s on selected cast outcomes among their infants having congenital clubfoot
Hanaa Diab Khalafallha and Nesreen Sayed Mohamed
Congenital clubfoot is a complex deformity and affect on the infant mobility. The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of nursing instructions for mothers on selected cast outcomes among their infants having congenital clubfoot. Quasi-experimental research design was utilized. The study was conducted in the orthopedic out-patient clinic in the Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital. 60 mothers of infants with clubfoot were participated in the study. Data were collected by using structured interview questionnaire, mother's knowledge and practices assessment questionnaire, recording cast complications sheet and selected cast outcomes assessment sheet. The study resulted that, statistically significant differences between total mean score of mother's knowledge and practices in the study group rather than the control group and infants in the study group exposed to less cast complications. The study concluded that, statistically significant positive correlation between the total mean score of mothers and their age and level of education.
Hanaa Diab Khalafallha, Nesreen Sayed Mohamed. Effect of nursing instructions for mother’s on selected cast outcomes among their infants having congenital clubfoot. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2021;3(1):01-08. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2021.v3.i1a.49