A Study to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic back massage on quality of sleep among orthopedic surgical patients in selected hospitals at Coimbatore

Jacklin, P (2014) A Study to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic back massage on quality of sleep among orthopedic surgical patients in selected hospitals at Coimbatore. Masters thesis, Annai Meenakshi College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Orthopedic Surgical Patients have sleep disturbances. In this context, complementary therapy like Therapeutic Back Massage has its own significance, thus enhancing the scope of nursing. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of Therapeutic Back Massage on Quality Of Sleep. DESIGN: A quantitative approach using experimental pre and post test design with control group. PARTICIPANTS: 60 Orthopedic surgical patients with sleep disturbances using non-probability purposive sampling techniques from Senthil & Rex hospitals. INTERVENTION: Therapeutic Back Massage 20 minutes once in evening for 5 consecutive days. TOOLS: Standardized self administered Groningen sleep quality scale to assess the quality of sleep. RESULTS: Analysis among Experimental group and Control group by using independent "t" test found significant values 15.7 and 3.3 respectively at p<0.05 level. CONCLUSION: Therapeutic Back Massage is effective on quality of sleep among orthopedic surgical patients.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Therapeutic Back Massage ; Quality of sleep ; Orthopedic Surgical Patients.
Subjects: NURSING > Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 07:41
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2018 08:50
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/6895

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