Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City

Burn is described as one of the leading causes of injury throughout the world, and is one of the most frequent causes of hospitalization. The aim of this study was to determine mother’s characteristics, Knowledge and practices for burn injuries and burn infection prevention. A cross sectional descri...

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Main Authors: Abdulrahman M. Ibrahem, Kamal J. Rashed, Muhammed Babakir- Mina, Bakhtyar K. Muhamed
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Language:English
Published: Sulaimani Polytechnic University 2017-07-01
Series:Kurdistan Journal of Applied Research
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Online Access:http://kjar.spu.edu.iq/index.php/kjar/article/view/44
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spelling doaj-d2b73156f9b143a486aca7c2fb78f9532020-11-25T02:45:13ZengSulaimani Polytechnic UniversityKurdistan Journal of Applied Research2411-76842411-77062017-07-012261210.24017/science.2017.2.344Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani CityAbdulrahman M. Ibrahem0Kamal J. Rashed1Muhammed Babakir- Mina2Bakhtyar K. Muhamed3Piramagrun hospital, General directorate of health in Sulaimani, Sulaimani,IraqAnesthesiology Dept, Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Sulaimani,IraqMed .Lab. Dept, Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Sulaimani,IraqAnesthesiology Dept, Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Sulaimani,IraqBurn is described as one of the leading causes of injury throughout the world, and is one of the most frequent causes of hospitalization. The aim of this study was to determine mother’s characteristics, Knowledge and practices for burn injuries and burn infection prevention. A cross sectional descriptive study was undertaken in Sulaimani city, Iraq, from October 2015 to July 2016. Participants were evaluated using a structured questionnaire by face-to-face interview. Data were computerized and analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 22.0 software. A total of 126 mothers who had burn injury in their children and admitted to burning hospital during the study period, the mean score knowledge of mothers was (3.63), the mean score practice of mothers accounted (4.63), the respondent practice score ranged from (1-8). They had poor, intermediate, and good score knowledge about burns injury and burn infection 79.37%, 18.25%, and 2.38% respectively. In regard to mother’s related practice, there were 66.67% within poor practice level, 30.95% of an intermediate level, and 2.38% had a good practice level. The study shows that mother knowledge and practice in Sulaimani city in relation to burn injury and infection among their children was at a low level and the local health authority should incorporate health education for parents, especially mothers in the prevention of pediatric burn at home involving hot liquid and flames also other domestic hazardous as well as the important activities after burn or pre-hospital admission.http://kjar.spu.edu.iq/index.php/kjar/article/view/44Burn, Children, Knowledge, Practice, Prevention, infection
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author Abdulrahman M. Ibrahem
Kamal J. Rashed
Muhammed Babakir- Mina
Bakhtyar K. Muhamed
spellingShingle Abdulrahman M. Ibrahem
Kamal J. Rashed
Muhammed Babakir- Mina
Bakhtyar K. Muhamed
Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
Kurdistan Journal of Applied Research
Burn, Children, Knowledge, Practice, Prevention, infection
author_facet Abdulrahman M. Ibrahem
Kamal J. Rashed
Muhammed Babakir- Mina
Bakhtyar K. Muhamed
author_sort Abdulrahman M. Ibrahem
title Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
title_short Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
title_full Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
title_fullStr Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
title_full_unstemmed Mother’s Characteristics, Knowledge and Practices about Children Burn Injury in Sulaimani City
title_sort mother’s characteristics, knowledge and practices about children burn injury in sulaimani city
publisher Sulaimani Polytechnic University
series Kurdistan Journal of Applied Research
issn 2411-7684
2411-7706
publishDate 2017-07-01
description Burn is described as one of the leading causes of injury throughout the world, and is one of the most frequent causes of hospitalization. The aim of this study was to determine mother’s characteristics, Knowledge and practices for burn injuries and burn infection prevention. A cross sectional descriptive study was undertaken in Sulaimani city, Iraq, from October 2015 to July 2016. Participants were evaluated using a structured questionnaire by face-to-face interview. Data were computerized and analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 22.0 software. A total of 126 mothers who had burn injury in their children and admitted to burning hospital during the study period, the mean score knowledge of mothers was (3.63), the mean score practice of mothers accounted (4.63), the respondent practice score ranged from (1-8). They had poor, intermediate, and good score knowledge about burns injury and burn infection 79.37%, 18.25%, and 2.38% respectively. In regard to mother’s related practice, there were 66.67% within poor practice level, 30.95% of an intermediate level, and 2.38% had a good practice level. The study shows that mother knowledge and practice in Sulaimani city in relation to burn injury and infection among their children was at a low level and the local health authority should incorporate health education for parents, especially mothers in the prevention of pediatric burn at home involving hot liquid and flames also other domestic hazardous as well as the important activities after burn or pre-hospital admission.
topic Burn, Children, Knowledge, Practice, Prevention, infection
url http://kjar.spu.edu.iq/index.php/kjar/article/view/44
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