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Effect of structured patient education program on the knowledge level of mothers regarding childhood gastroenteritis and pneumonia at El-Raml Pediatric Hospital.

Diarrhea and pneumonia are leading childhood killers; together, they are responsible for almost one quarter of all deaths in children under 5. There is nothing new or exotic about these two diseases. Considering the influence of mass media education on the community, we recommend enforcement of mass media educational campaigns on pneumonia and the ways to avoid it.

Author(s): Nermine Abass, Manal Abd El Aziz, Noha Hal, Reem Tawfeek, Reem Gamal, Esraa Abd-el latif, Mai Koraiem, Heba barakat, Radwa Magdy, Hala Zahran, Radwa Hamza