Effectiveness of sodium chloride application on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai

Jameela, S (2018) Effectiveness of sodium chloride application on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.

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Abstract

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: A study to evaluate the Effectiveness of sodium chloride application on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of sodium chloride application on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers. 3. To associate the episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers with their socio demographic and obstetrical variables. HYPOTHESES: There is a significant difference between pre test and post test episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers. There is a significant association between episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers with their socio demographic and obstetrical variables. METHODOLOGY: True experimental pre test post test design was used. 60 subjects were selected by using simple random sampling. 30 in interventional and 30 in control group. Intervention group sodium chloride application was given twice a day for 3 consecutive days. RESULTS: The findings revealed that improvement in wound healing after intervention, confirmed by paired “t” test (t = 11.74 and p = < 0.001%) level. CONCLUSION: The study concluded that sodium chloride was effective in wound healing among post natal mothers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301622001
Uncontrolled Keywords: Postnatal Mothers, Episiotomy wound healing, Sodium chloride application.
Subjects: NURSING > Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11648

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