Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Effectiveness of acupressure on pain during active phase of labour among parturient women admitted in the labour room of Christian Medical College, Vellore



Address:   Jennifer Jothi Mary. A1, Dr. Ruby Jose2, Mrs. Alice Augustine3, Mrs. Alice Sony4
1Lecturer, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore
2 Professor and Head OG 4, CMC, Vellore.
3HOD (Retd.), Dept. of Obs. and Gynac. College of Nursing, CMC, Vellore
4Professor, Dept. of Obs. and Gynac. College of Nursing, CMC, Vellore
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
A true experimental study was done to determine the effectiveness of acupressure on pain during the active phase of labour among parturient women. Using simple ransom sampling method a total of 30 patients in experimental and 30 in control group were selected. The instruments used were a Numeric rating scale, Observation check list and a pain questionnaire to assess the pain score and pain perception in parturient women. Data was collected and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study shows that there is a significant reduction in the pain scores among the experimental group after acupressure.
KEYWORDS:
Effectiveness, Acupressure, Active phase of labour.
Cite:
Jennifer Jothi Mary. A, Ruby Jose, Alice Augustine, Alice Sony. Effectiveness of acupressure on pain during active phase of labour among parturient women admitted in the labour room of Christian Medical College, Vellore. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(2): April- June, 2014; Page 75-78.
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