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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 4
First page : ( 417) Last page : ( 422)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00092.5

Ginger Rhizome Powder on Dysmenorrhea

Mrs. Deepa R.*

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore

*Corresponding Author's Email: deepamaheswari78@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.


The main aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of ginger rhizome powder to manage dysmenorrhea among selected hostel students, Coimbatore. Experimental design, posttest control group was adopted in this study. By using convenient sampling technique 18students with dysmenorrhea were selected for the study. The samples were randomly assigned to experimental n=9 and the control group n=9 respectively. The level of the menstrual pain was assessed by numerical pain intensity scale. Oral administration of ginger rhizome powder 250mg four times a day, upto three days starting from first day of menstruation were given to experiment group. Results showed that independent t test is used to test the significant in mean difference among two groups post test scores. The calculated t value is3.074, thus the calculated value is greater than the table value at 0.05(2.353) level of significance at3degrees of freedom. There is significant evidence of oral ginger rhizome powder helps in lowering the level of pain in dysmenorrhea.



Ginger Rhizome Powder, Dysmenorrhea.


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