EVALUATION FOR MOTHERS' PRACTICES OF CHILDHOOD TONSILLITIS

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Ali Tahssen Alwan, Shukiryia Shadhan Chyad , Sahira Ayyed abdul-Sahib

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Background: the inflammation of the tonsils is known as Tonsillitis; it is a well-known clinical condition that an infection of either virus or bacteria. It significantly affects children especially. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the practices employed by mothers in managing their children's tonsillitis and to find the relationship between mothers' practices of childhood of tonsillitis and some variables.


Methods: A cross section study design was adopted in order to achieve the objectives of study. data collection began from 17th September 2023 until 30th January 2024. Non probability a “purposive sample” of (160) mothers was selected. the sample of this study comprised of (160) mothers with children diagnosis with tonsillitis by physician, all the (160) mothers attend (5) PHC in Al Najaf city, during the time of data collection, the researcher develops a structured questionnaire to collect information.


Results: The study found the study sample overall assessment of was as “good” practice (58.7%) making it the highest percentage among the studied participants, (31.9%) fair practice, and (9.4%) had poor practice that is the lowest. and it had been found that a significant associated with (living in overcrowded house) (0.029), and highly significantly associated with (Type of family) (P=0.001).


Conclusion: The study concludes the majority of mothers was (85%) housewife. and also shows that (81.9%) of the affected children were from larger families. mothers' practices in dealing with childhood tonsillitis, the highest percentage has good practices.


 

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Sahira Ayyed abdul-Sahib, A. T. A. S. S. C. ,. (2024). EVALUATION FOR MOTHERS’ PRACTICES OF CHILDHOOD TONSILLITIS. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum, 34(3s), 1918–1926. Retrieved from http://obstetricsandgynaecologyforum.com/index.php/ogf/article/view/611
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