Using women advocacy groups to enhance knowledge and home management of febrile convulsion amongst mothers in a rural community of Sokoto State, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Oche2013UsingWA,
  title={Using women advocacy groups to enhance knowledge and home management of febrile convulsion amongst mothers in a rural community of Sokoto State, Nigeria},
  author={Oche Mansur Oche and Oloche Ben Onankpa},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Febrile convulsions (FC) are a common paediatric problem worldwide. Between 1 and 4% of children will have a febrile convulsion with about 4% of cases arising before the age of six months. Although FC is benign and does not cause death, brain damage or learning disorders, it is quite frightening to observers and parents who witness an episode of FC, would think the child is going to die. METHODS This was a quasi-experimental study (a pre and post-test interventional, one group… CONTINUE READING

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