A study to assess the effectiveness of massage theraphy on behavioural response of newborn delivered by LSCS mother in selected hospitals at Nagercoil

Latha, - (2016) A study to assess the effectiveness of massage theraphy on behavioural response of newborn delivered by LSCS mother in selected hospitals at Nagercoil. Masters thesis, Ellen College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of massage theraphy on Behavioural response of newborndelivered by LSCS mother in selected hospitals at Nagercoil. The objectives of the study were, 1. To assess the health status of the newborn delivered by LSCS mother in experimental and control group. 2. To determine the effectiveness of the massage therapy of newborn delivered by LSCS mother in experimental group. 3. To find out the association between massage therapy and Behavioural response of the newborn with respect to their selected variables in the experimental and control group. Quasi experimental study design was adopted and the study conducted in Flemy Grace Hospital, Thickanomcode, Nagercoil. A total of 60 newborn babies were selected for the study out of these 30 babies were in experimental and 30 babies were in the control group, who fulfilled the exclusive criteria were selected by using the purposive sampling technique. The coconut oil massage was applied to the samples for 10 minutes in the morning for 5 days. Pre and post behavioural assessment was done using Brazelton Neonatal Scale. The data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Samples in experimental group showed a highly significant improvement in the behavioural level of the newborn babies following the application of massage therapy (p<0.005), in comparison with the control group.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Massage Theraphy ; Behavioural Response ; Newborn Delivered ; LSCS Mother ; Hospitals ; Nagercoil.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 06:06
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2018 12:40
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/500

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