Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Assessment of level of Satisfaction Regarding Postoperative Nursing Care among Mothers, who Underwent Lower Caesarean Section at Archana Hospital, Kerala



Address:   Ms. Joicy John
Lecturer, S.C.S College of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore
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ABSTRACT:
Caesarean section rate increases each day in India. In developed countries it is 6-25%. Developing countries like India it is 15-20% in city hospitals. On the other hand maternal mortality decreases but post operative and postnatal complications arise.1 Objectives: To assess the level of satisfaction regarding postoperative nursing care among mothers who underwent Lower Segment Caesarean section (LSCS) and to associate the level of satisfaction with socio-demographic and obstetrical variable samong mothers who underwent LSCS. Methods: In order to achieve the objectives of the study, a a descriptive research design was used. 60 postnatal mothers, who underwent LSCS and during the time period of 48-72 hours after the surgery were selected using purposive non-probablity sampling technique. The demographic and obstetric data was collected by using multiple choice questionnaires and level of satisfaction was assessed by a rating scale, which has a total score of 60. Result: the result revealed that; majority of the mothers (80%) were partially satisfied ,3.3% were Dis-satisfied and 16.7% were fully satisfied about the nursing care. The mean score was 74.14 ± 11.33. Findings of the study showed that there is no significant association between the level of satisfaction and selected demographic variables.
KEYWORDS:
Lower Segment Caesarean Section.
Cite:
Joicy John. Assessment of level of Satisfaction Regarding Postoperative Nursing Care among Mothers, who Underwent Lower Caesarean Section at Archana Hospital, Kerala. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(2): April- June 2014; Page 187-188.
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