A study to assess the effectiveness of Tender coconut water in reducing pain during Micturition among children with Urinary tract infection admitted in Urological ward at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai.

Nirmala Devi, M K (2016) A study to assess the effectiveness of Tender coconut water in reducing pain during Micturition among children with Urinary tract infection admitted in Urological ward at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

Children are the vulnerable group in the society; they need a prompt care and attention to prevent and minimize certain conditions like urinary tract infection. In this study the investigator adapted consuming of coconut water on reducing the pain during micturition. Need for Study: Coconut water is traditionally prescribed for burning pain during urination, dysuria, gastritis, burning pain of the eyes, indigestion and hiccups or even expelling of retained placenta. Objectives :To identify the socio demographic variables of the children, to assess the pain level during micturition before administration of tender coconut water in children with urinary tract infection, to evaluate the pain level during micturition after administration of tender coconut water in children with urinary tract infection, to determine the effectiveness of administration of tender coconut water on reducing pain among the children with urinary tract infection, to find association between the selected demographic variables with post test scores of reducing pain among the children with urinary tract infection. Results: The finding showed that there is a significant improvement in children taking tender coconut water with p value of t=4.282. Discussion: Hypothesis was proved by the great statistically significance occurs after administered of tender coconut water. The chi square test shows that there is statistically significant association between with selected demographic variable with previous hospitalization and religion. Conclusion: Tender coconut water which contains antioxidants and diuretic properties and it is effective in the successful management of urinary tract infection of maturation pain.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tender Coconut Water ; Urinary Tract Infection ; Micturation Pain.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 07:35
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 01:50
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/420

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