TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF APPLICATION OF ALOE VERA GEL ON PRESSURE ULCERS AMONG PATIENTS ADMITTED IN SELECTED HOSPITALSJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.11, No. 04)
Publication Date: 2023-04-14
Authors : Aditya Diwakar Kamble;
Page : 823-826
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A Quasi experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of application of aloe vera gel on pressure ulcers among patients admitted in selected hospitals. Research approach was, quantitative evaluative approach. The research design selected for this study was Quasi Experimental , Two group Pre-test Post- test design. Setting of the study was selected hospitals. Sample size was 40. The samples were 20 in control and 20 in experimental group with pressure ulcer and who are admitted in the selected hospital and purposive sampling technique was adopted to select the samples. Interventions done in control group was regular measures for healing of pressure ulcer and in experimental group Aloe Vera Gel was applied. Tools used in this study were Socio Demographic profile and Modified Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing(PUSH).The results were in control group the pre-test mean score was 10.350 and post-test mean score was 10.100 . And pre-test value of standard deviation was 1.137 and post-test value was 0.8990. In experimental group the pre-test mean score was 10.950 and post-test mean score was 8.883. And pre-test value of standard deviation was 1.191 and post-test value was 1.078.The test statistics value of the paired t test was 8.479 with p value 0.0001. The study concluded that there was significant difference in effect of aloe vera gel application on pressure ulcers among patients in experimental group, admitted in selected hospitals.
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