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Abstract

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND PRACTICE (KAP) REGARDING FEBRILE SEIZURE AMONG PARENTS ATTENDING TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Dr. Digvijay Singh Tanwar, Dr. Supriya and Dr. Ravi Verma*

ABSTRACT

Background: Febrile Seizure is a traumatizing event for most of the parents. Inadequate knowledge regarding febrile seizure can cause anxiety and fear among parents. Aim: This study was conducted to assess the level of parental knowledge, attitude and practices regarding Febrile seizure. Methods: It was a prospective questionnaire study conducted over a period of one year from Aug 2020 to July 2021 in Department of Paediatrics in Civil Hospital, Kandaghat. 120 children with Febrile Seizure were enrolled. Results: A total of 120 patients were recruited. There were more male patients compared to female. 98 had single episode and 22 has recurrent episode. 84 parents could not recognize the seizure.86 parents did not carry out any intervention at home. The commonest immediate effect of the seizure on the parents was fear of death (n=96, 80%) and long term concern was fear of development of epilepsy in future (n=77, 64.1%). 98 parents did not have thermometer at home and among the remaining 22 parents who were having thermometer only 9 knew how to use it properly. Conclusion: A higher level of awareness regarding febrile seizure was shown to have in higher socioeconomic class. The efficiency of parental first aid practice can be significantly improved by giving adequate awareness and education.

Keywords: Febrile Seizure, KAP.


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