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Nursing Procedure: Back Care

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 4)

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Page : 783-787

Keywords : Back care; effleurage; petrissage;

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Back care is a routine nursing procedure; need to perform during maintaining patient hygiene, more specifically it is a part of bed bath. The scientific rational behind the different massaging techniques (effleurage, petrissage, friction, vibration, tapotement) is secretion of endorphin through cutaneous stimulation which increases the sense of well-being. This present review aimed to prescribe the format of the procedure with the information of when and how to perform different massaging techniques with proper rational.

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