Volume : VIII, Issue : VI, June - 2019

EFFECTIVENESS OF EFFLEURAGE MASSAGE IN REDUCING PAIN AMONG POST-OPERATIVE PATIENTS.

Miss. Reshma Tamang

Abstract :

INTRODUCTION: Pain is a common phenomenon for patients after surgery. Post operative pain is an unpleasant experience in patients life. Usually pharmacological methods are used for treating pain but they have the side effects which makes less effective. One of the best effective and recommended complementary therapy is Effleurage massage. Effleurage massage when done regularly after the surgery helps in reducing pain progressively. METHOD: An evaluative approach was used for this study. The research design used was one group pre test and post test design. Non– probability Purposive sampling technique was used to select the 60 samples for the study. The tool used for this study was Standardized Visual Analogue Pain Scale. Effleurage Massage was given to post operative patients for 30–40 minutes twice a day for consecutive 4 days RESULTS : The mean pre test level was 26.6 and mean post test level was 9.16 respectively. The post test mean level was lower than the pre test mean level, which showed that Effleurage massage was effective in reducing post operative pain CONCLUSION: The finding of the study showed that Effleurage Massage was effective in reducing post operative pain among post operative patients.

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EFFECTIVENESS OF EFFLEURAGE MASSAGE IN REDUCING PAIN AMONG POST-OPERATIVE PATIENTS., Miss. Reshma Tamang PARIPEX‾INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-6 | June-2019


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