PERCEPTION OF MOTHERS ABOUT PNEUMONIA

Authors

  • M.Z. Malik Kundi
  • M. Anjum
  • M. N. Siddique

Abstract

ABSTRACT57 randomly selected mothers were assessed for their perception about pneumonia by showingthem children with severe pneumonia. The abnormal signs shown were recognised by all of them.Nearly 50% of them related these signs with ‘pneumonia’. The results indicate that flaring alae nasiis the sign which mothers find easiest to spot.

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