This paper is published in Volume-4, Issue-3, 2018
Area
Nursing
Author
Elizebeth Rani
Org/Univ
MA Chidambaram College of Nursing, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Pub. Date
10 May, 2018
Paper ID
V4I3-1344
Publisher
Keywords
Pain perception, Wound healing, Episiotomy, Infrared lamp.

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Elizebeth Rani. A study to assess the effectiveness of infrared radiation therapy on pain perception and wound healing among primi postnatal women with episiotomy, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Elizebeth Rani (2018). A study to assess the effectiveness of infrared radiation therapy on pain perception and wound healing among primi postnatal women with episiotomy. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 4(3) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Elizebeth Rani. "A study to assess the effectiveness of infrared radiation therapy on pain perception and wound healing among primi postnatal women with episiotomy." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 4.3 (2018). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Motherhood has true nobility and unique capacities. Pregnancy and childbirth are special events in women’s lives. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of Infrared radiation therapy on pain perception and wound healing among prime postnatal women with episiotomy in Christian mission hospital, Madurai. The study was conducted among 60 postnatal women, 30 in experimental group and 30 in control group, who were selected by using purposive sampling technique. Data collection was done as planned 6 weeks were taken for data collection procedure. The data gathered were analyzed and the interpretation was made on the study objectives. The paired‘t’ test and independent‘t’ test were used to find out the effectiveness of infrared radiation therapy. Comparison of pain perception and wound healing status values between pre-test and post-test, experimental and control group showed the significant difference at 0.05 levels. The study concluded that the infrared radiation therapy was effective in reducing episiotomy pain and wound healing. Therefore, infrared radiation therapy should be used to augment the therapy of episiotomy.
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