Awareness protocol about safety measures for using electromagnetic home devices

Nadia M, Fahmy, Sahar M, Soliman, Ghada H,Hamed ; Mossa Soliman, Sahar 


Abstract


This study is Quasi experimental design to study effect of using awareness protocol regarding safety measures for using electromagnetic home devices, was conducted at outpatient clinics of Ain Shams University Maternity hospital. A total of 210 pregnant women were included using Simple random sample technique through registered follow up book of antenatal care. Three tools used were Arabic Questionnaire Sheet, Observation Checklist Woman's, Compliance Sheet Regard Electromagnetic home devices used, the main result of the study revealed Marked improvement was detected in knowledge, and practice, after implementing awareness protocol. There was statistically significant improvement in knowledge level post counseling and in follow up after 3 months compared to pre counseling. Conclusion: Awareness protocol regarding safety measures for using electromagnetic home devices is effective, and improves pregnant women knowledge, practice and attitude. Recommendation: Designing a training program for pregnant women bout electromagnetic effect to improve pregnant women knowledge, practice, and attitude; replication of the study with inclusion of a control group to examine the effectiveness of educational counseling on knowledge, compliance, in other geographical areas in Egypt.


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Issue Date 16-Apr-2013
Publisher http://www.sciencepub.net/nature
Source http://www.sciencepub.net/nature
Series/Report no. 11;5
Description Awareness protocol about safety measures for using electromagnetic home devices
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/123456789/1707
ISSN 1545-0740


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