A Study to Evaluate The Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Management And Prevention Of Dermatitis in Children Among Mothers In Selected Urban Areas at Tumkur

Mrs. Ashwini M S, Nisha Clement, Dr. I. Clement


The focus of this study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management and prevention of dermatitis in children among mothers in selected urban areas at Tumkur’’. Children's health  incorporates the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of children starting from infancy through adolescence as healthy children become healthy adults. People who are responsible enough to create better lives for themselves, their communities and their countries. Improving the health of the world's children is a core UNICEF objective. Prevalence of dermatitis in children has increased over the past 30 years, although the reasons for this increase are unknown. The current prevalence worldwide is estimated to be between 10.0% to 15.6%. A related inclination has been observed in India over the past 30 years. In an Indian study from Bihar in 2003, AD comprised 28.46% of the total paediatric skin diseases. The disease starts early with 35% to 60% of symptoms manifesting in the first year of life and 47% to 85% by 5 years of age.

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