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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Alternate Nostril Breathing on Blood Pressure among Hypertensive Clients in a Selected Hospital at Rajkot
Jeenath Justin Doss K.
Mr. Salivendra Dileep1, Mr. Jeenath Justin Doss K.2
1II year M.Sc Nursing, Sree Anand Institute of Nursing, Ghanteshwer Park, Jamnagar road, Rajkot 360006
2HOD, Principal, Shree Anand Institute of Nursing, Ghanteshwer Park, Jamnagar road, Rajkot 360006
The reduction in the high blood pressure of the hypertensive clients has an important role to play in enabling the effectiveness of alternate nostril breathing intervention as an independent nursing intervention. The objective of the study is to assess the effectiveness of alternate nostril breathing on blood pressure among hypertensive clients. The research design adopted was Quasi Experimental design. The conceptual framework for this study was based on modified Ludwig Von Bertalanffys General System Theory. The study has been conducted in Unicare Hospital, Rajkot. Purposive sampling technique has been adopted to select the desired sample. The sample size was 40 (20 under Experimental group and 20 under Control group). As an intervention of 15 days alternate nostril breathing exercise was practiced for experimental group. The data was collected through sphygmomanometer. The collected data were analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistical methods. “t” test was used to assess the effectiveness alternate nostril breathing on blood pressure among hypertensive clients. The obtained “t” value for systolic blood pressure was 31.2*** and for diastolic blood pressure was 29.8*** which is greater than tabulated “t” value 3.8 which was highly significant at 0.001. The findings of the study reveals that the alternate nostril breathing helps in reducing in high blood pressure among hypertensive clients.
effectiveness, alternate nostril breathing, hypertensive clients.
Salivendra Dileep, Jeenath Justin Doss K.. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Alternate Nostril Breathing on Blood Pressure among Hypertensive Clients in a Selected Hospital at Rajkot. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(4): 369-371.
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