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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 227) Last page : ( 230)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00048.8

Effect of Sitz Bath on Episiotomy Wound Healing and Level of Pain among Post Natal Mothers

Khosla Pratibha*

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

*Corresponding Author E-mail: pratibhakhosla@soauniversity.ac.in

Online published on 18 September, 2017.

Abstract

Enhancing healing of episiotomy wound is one of the major concerns after a normal delivery. The study aimed to identify the effectiveness of sitz bath on reducing pain and wound healing. With use of universal pain scale and REEDA scale were measured from sample of 20 from experimental and control group on 1st, 3rd and 5th postnatal day. The experimental group had a significant improvement in wound healing and level of pain.

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Keywords

Sitz Bath, Episiotomy, Wound Healing, Pain, Post Natal Mothers.

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