A study to evaluate the effectiveness of warm water foot bath therapy on reducing the level of temperature among children with hyperthermia in masonic hospital at Coimbatore

Lintu Eldo, - (2015) A study to evaluate the effectiveness of warm water foot bath therapy on reducing the level of temperature among children with hyperthermia in masonic hospital at Coimbatore. Masters thesis, Annai Meenakshi College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

Fever is the childhood problem. A wide range of childhood illness is accompanied by fever. Fever is said to occur in children when the body temperature is above 370 C. High fever can cause seizure in young children. In this context, complementary therapy like warm water foot bath therapy has more useful. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness ofwarm water foot bath therapy on level of temperature among children with hyperthermia. DESIGN: A quantitative approach using quasi experimental pre and post test designwith control group. PARTICIPANTS: 60 hyperthermia children were selected by using non-probability purposive sampling techniques from Masonic hospital. INTERVENTION: Warm water foot bath therapy is given for a period of 15 minutes at one time.TOOLS: Standardized digital thermometer was used to assess the level of body temperature. RESULTS: Analysis among experimental and control group test found significant at p<0.05 level. CONCLUSION: Warm water foot bath therapy is effective on reducing level of body temperature for children with hyperthermia.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Warm water foot bath therapy; level of temperature; children with hyperthermia
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 10:09
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2018 12:40
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2056

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