Hanan A., Kamilia R., Ahmed R., Amina M.
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Hanan A.1*, Kamilia R.2, Ahmed R.3, Amina M.4
1Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, Mansoura University, Egypt
2Prof. of Maternity and Neonatal Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
3Prof. of Obstetric and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
4Assistant Prof. of Maternity and Gynecology Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Mansoura University, Egypt
Volume - 4,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2014
Post cesarean section pain is a significant problem so this study aimed to investigate the utilization of natural measures on relieving post cesarean incision pain. The study design is an intervention study design. The study sample involved 150 mother divided into 75 mother as control group who received post cesarean section hospital routine analgesics for pain relief and 75 as intervention group who received foot and hand massage for 20 minutes. They were randomly selected from Ain Shams Maternity University hospital. Tools used for data collection were a structured interviewing questionnaire sheet, a numerical rating scale and short form McGill pain questionnaire. The results showed that, a statistically significant difference in mean of pain level among study groups at 6, 12, 18 hours after delivery, (p?0.00). Also there was a statistical significant difference between mean of pain score before and after massage immediately and one hour after massage. In the light of these results the study supports the effectiveness of foot and hand massage on relieving post cesarean section pain. So this study recommended that the intervention used in this study to be a booklet or brochure about pain management post cesarean section and distributed among maternity health services in Ministry of health Egypt.
Cite this article:
Hanan A., Kamilia R., Ahmed R., Amina M.. Investigate the Utilization of Natural Measures on relieving Post Cesarean Incision Pain. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 4(4): Oct.- Dec., 2014; Page 388-393.