Malaysian mothers' knowledge & practices on care of neonatal jaundice.

@article{Boo2011MalaysianMK,
  title={Malaysian mothers' knowledge & practices on care of neonatal jaundice.},
  author={Nicole Boo and Chong Ying Gan and Y W Gian and Kyung Sook Lim and Myungtaeck Lim and H Krishna-Kumar},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={
          239-43
        }
}
This study aimed to determine the gaps of knowledge and practices of care of neonatal jaundice among Malaysian mothers. It was a cross sectional study of 400 mothers who attended the obstetric clinics or were admitted to the obstetric wards of a general hospital. They were surveyed with a structured set of questionnaire. The results showed that a majority (93.8%) of them knew about neonatal jaundice, and 71.7% knew that jaundice lasting more than 2 weeks was abnormal. However, only 34.3% of… CONTINUE READING

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