Assessment of Mothers' Practices Regarding their Children with Hemophilia in Blood Disease Center at Maternity and Pediatric Babylon Hospital/Al-Hilla City
Keywords:assessment, hemophilia, mothers with hemophilia children, practices
Objectives: To assess the demographic data to the mothers and their hemophilic children and to assess practices of mothers with hemophilic children
Methodology: Non- probability (purposive) sample of 100 mothers with hemophilic children revision to blood disease center in Babylon for maternity and pediatric hospital in AL. Hilla city. The data collected in January 24th until March 1st 2015. A structured interviewing constructed with mothers who were attended blood disease center by questionnaire. The questionnaire form is consisted of five parts which included mother demographic data and child demographic data, and mother's practice questionnaire. The response scored as Likert rating scale (never, sometime and always), The data analyzed by using descriptive statistical measures and inferential statistical measures.
Results: Concerning mothers practices related to care, follow up and nutrition the arithmetic mean was (1.64) which was less than the mean premise (2) this finding indicate poor practices of mothers in care in their care of hemophilic children.
Conclusion: The practices of mothers provided to hemophilic children regarding care, nutrition and follow up was below the required level.
Recommendations: The suggested recommendation. Establish a regularly training program in blood disease centers to new mothers with hemophilic children who were newly diagnosis was essential to improve their practices regarding the care of their children with hemophilia.
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