Effectiveness of an education program for caregivers knowledge related to management of children with growth hormone deficiency in outpatient endocrine clinics

Other Title(s)

فاعلية البرنامج التثقيفي لمعارف مقدمي الرعاية تجاه التدابير العلاجية لأطفال نقص هرمون النمو في العيادات الخارجية للغدد الصم

Joint Authors

Mullah, Iqbal Ghanim
Abbas, Fatimah H.

Source

Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties

Issue

Vol. 32, Issue 2 (31 Dec. 2019), pp.48-56, 9 p.

Publisher

University of Baghdad College of Nursing

Publication Date

2019-12-31

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

9

Main Topic

Nursing

Topics

Abstract EN

Objectives: The study aims to assess and evaluate the caregivers knowledge about management of the children with growth hormone deficiency and to find out the relationship between caregivers kowledge and caregivers age, gender, number of individual in house hold, Date of treatment started ,Caregivers level education and economic status Methodology: Quazi expermental study design was carried out at (Child's Central Teaching Hospital, Medical City of Al Imamian Al Khadhmain Teaching Hospital, and National Centre for Treatment and Research of Diabetes,Specialized Center for Endocrine Diseases and Diabetes, and Department of Medical City Children Welfare Teaching Hospital started from novomber 6th , 2017 through july 1st , 2018 , accidental (non-probability) sample of (80) caregivers who were attending to outpatient endocrine clinics and centers.The data were collected through the use of constructed questionnaire , which consist of two parts (1) demographic characteristic (6 )items (2) caregivers knowledge which consist from 3 sections of (33 ) items .Validity of the study was determined through the panel of (16) experts and the reliability of the study questionnaire through the pilot study.Descriptive statistical and inferential analysis by using spss , version 23Results: The findings of the study indicated that there is statistical significant difference between caregivers knowledge and their demographic characteristic except gender, level of education ,and economic status.

The study recommended that: necessary for early detection of growth hormone deficiency for children, providing special nurse in endocrine clinics and center to give high quality care for children and education for children and their caregivers about signs and symptoms of growth hormone deficiency

American Psychological Association (APA)

Abbas, Fatimah H.& Mullah, Iqbal Ghanim. 2019. Effectiveness of an education program for caregivers knowledge related to management of children with growth hormone deficiency in outpatient endocrine clinics. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties،Vol. 32, no. 2, pp.48-56.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945754

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Abbas, Fatimah H.& Mullah, Iqbal Ghanim. Effectiveness of an education program for caregivers knowledge related to management of children with growth hormone deficiency in outpatient endocrine clinics. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties Vol. 32, no. 2 (2019), pp.48-56.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945754

American Medical Association (AMA)

Abbas, Fatimah H.& Mullah, Iqbal Ghanim. Effectiveness of an education program for caregivers knowledge related to management of children with growth hormone deficiency in outpatient endocrine clinics. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties. 2019. Vol. 32, no. 2, pp.48-56.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945754

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 56

Record ID

BIM-945754