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Effectiveness of Back Massage in Promoting Sleep Pattern of Patients with Congestive Cardiac Failure

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 728-735

Keywords : Effectiveness; back massage; sleep; patients; congestive cardiac failure;

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: Heart Failure is a common cardiovascular condition with increasing incidence and prevalence. Sleep plays a large role in patients with heart failure. OBJECTIVES: To identify sleep pattern of patients in the study group & control group.To identify various factors affecting sleep.To compare pre & post intervention sleep pattern of the patients in study group.To compare pre & post intervention sleep pattern in study group & control group.Methods and material: Quantitative experimental research approach The research design selected for the study was Quasi Experimental design (Pretest Posttest Nonrandomized Control Group) which was best suited.Sampling: Non-probability purposive sampling method was applied to select 50 congestive cardiac failure patients (subjects) from 35-65 years age group, preferably male. FINDINGS-It was seen that all subjects were male and maximum belonged to the older age group (51-65years). In factors affecting sleep; the responses were mixed with to the factors affecting sleep pattern. In study group showed after administration of back massage there was a boost in the number of subject from poor and moderate to good level of sleep which showed the effectiveness of nursing intervention i.e. back massage; Conclusions-The study concluded that, there are various factors which affect the sleep pattern of the congestive cardiac failure patients. Back massage is helpful in improving sleep pattern in congestive cardiac failure patients.

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