International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part L (2016)
A study to assess the Safety practices of mothers for prevention of unintentional injuries among children
Childhood the most crucial stage, ready to take on the world for overall development and cumulative lifetime learning. But child endurance - till today, is the most imperative moral dilemma, as injuries bounce to amplify spectacularly with the succession of child age. Still, injury prevention is not of a serious apprehension in India. In concomitant to this a study divulged the fact that the injury is a neglected epidemic in India (Jagnoor, et al., 2012)  and also parallel to it our former Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and advisor to World Health Organization- Dr. Harshvardhan revealed that the emerging area where urgent action is required is Injury Prevention and Control. Seeing the grimed injury scenario, specific directed efforts are required to study the problem to retract the unintentional injuries in children. Along with this research is needed to develop suitable interventions for the credible advocate of child safety especially the mothers. Consequently, the initiative through present research is intended to identify mothers safety practices regarding the injuries which will help formulate effective communication strategies towards prevention of injuries among children and will forever help mothers, caretakers and all the related ones to stand by to safe guard children from injuries which can put in the child to either death or hospitalization or a visit to an emergency care unit or can result in a temporary or permanent disabilities whether physical or social or either psychological.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Garima Babel, Preeti Verma. A study to assess the Safety practices of mothers for prevention of unintentional injuries among children. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(12):795-801.