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Clinical Study of Mother's Awareness Related to the Treatment of Febrile Convulsion

Published online January 15, 1995.
Clinical Study of Mother's Awareness Related to the Treatment of Febrile Convulsion
Sang Ho Baik, Seong Joon Youn, Sang Bong Lee, Woo Sik Jeoung, Kil Seo Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Dae Dong Hospital, Pusan, Korea
열성 경련 환자에서 치료에 대한 모친의 인식도
백상호, 윤승준, 이상봉, 정우식, 김길서
부산 대동병원 소아과
Abstract
We carried out survey on difference in awareness by age bracked and educational level of 182 mothers including their family history for the treatment of febrile convulsion, who had visited the emergency room and OPD of pediatrics, Dae Dong Hospital in Pusan, Korea, during the period from January, 1992, to December, 1992. The results were as follows: 1) The proportion of male and famale febrile convulsion patients was 1.5:1, and the distribution of patients in order of age was in the following; 81 cases(44.5%) of patients having the highest proportion between 1 to 2 years, 41 cases(22.5%) under 1 year, 35 cases (19.3%) between 3 to 5 year and 25 cases(13.7%) over 5 years. 2) The number of 110 cases(60.4%) were carries out by folk remedy, and 72 cases(39.6%) by medical treatment, for the method of treating febrile convulsion, thus folk remedial method being higher than medical treatment. Folk remedy was in the order of "Needle picking", "massage", "acupuncturing" and "visit to herb store", and medical treatment was in the order of "visit to hospital", "taking of antipyretics", and "cold compress pad". 3)In comparison of treatment method according to age bracket of mothers of the patients, as the age of mothers of febrile convulsion patients become lower, patients were treated by folk remedy(p<0.05). 4) In comparison of treatment method according to educational level of mothers of the patients, no proportional difference in folk remedy and medical treatment was found(p>0.05). 5) In comparison of treatment method according to family history of mothers of the patients, no proportional difference in folk remedy and medical treatment was found(p>0.05).
Key Words: \"acupuncturing\" and \"visit to herb store\"


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