Author(s): Priyanka Pathak, Nabajani Dutta

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DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00115   

Address: Priyanka Pathak1, Nabajani Dutta2
1Lecturer, Dispur Nursing Institute, Guwahati.
2Assistant Professor, Army Institute of Nursing, Dispur.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background: Pressure sores are injuries to skin and underlying tissues caused by prolong pressure. Talc and olive oil is a product with potential preventive effect to prevent bedsore because of its numerous medical properties. Objective: To estimate the effect of talc versus olive oil back massage on prevention of pressure sore among bedridden patients. Material and method: A quantitative research approach with factorial experimental design was used in this study. 50 patients were selected using convenient sampling technique and who fulfill the inclusion criteria of the study. Data was collected using self-administered questionnaires for demographic variables, Braden Scale for risk of pressure sore assessment and standard protocol on steps of back massage. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The comparison of effect of back massage with talc versus olive oil on prevention of pressure sore among Group I and Group II bedridden patients reveals that post-test mean score in Group I was 13.88±2.682 and posttest mean score in group II was 16.44±2.694 with mean difference of 2.56 which was tested by using unpaired t test with calculated value (t=3.367, df=48, p=0.002) was found to be statistically significant. As the mean is higher in group II (olive oil) than Group I (talc) hence it is considered that olive oil is more effective in preventing pressure sore than talc. Conclusion: The study concluded that the back massage with talc and olive oil was effective in prevention of pressure sore among bedridden patients.


Cite this article:
Priyanka Pathak, Nabajani Dutta. Evaluate the Effect of Talc Versus Olive Oil Back Massage on Prevention of Pressure Sore Among Bedridden Patients Admitted in a Selected Hospital of Guwahati, Assam. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):481-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00115

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Priyanka Pathak, Nabajani Dutta. Evaluate the Effect of Talc Versus Olive Oil Back Massage on Prevention of Pressure Sore Among Bedridden Patients Admitted in a Selected Hospital of Guwahati, Assam. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):481-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00115   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-4-7


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