A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Ginger Tea on Reduction of Chemotherapy induced Nausea and Vomiting among the Patients Receiving Chemotherapy in Selected Cancer Hospitals of BagalkotJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2021-12-05
Authors : Shreeya S G; Prafulla Kumar D; Deelip S. Natekar;
Page : 586-589
Keywords : Effectiveness; cancer patients; Ginger Tea and Socio - demographic variables;
Background of the Study: Educational intervention is a particular mode of communication. This programme is one of the most effective management for the reduction of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting among cancer patients. Methodology: A quasi - experimental, non - randomized control group pre - test and post - test design was adopted for the present study. The study sample includes 60 cancer patients from selected hospitals of Bagalkot selected by, using simple purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using structured interview & analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Findings related to significance of difference between mean post level of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting of experimental group and control group subjects revealed that, a statistical significant difference was found between the post test scores of experimental and control group. [t=7.34 (p value=0.001), pless than0.05]. Conclusion: The study proved that administration of Ginger Tea intervention programme on reduction of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting was very effective, scientific, logical and cost - effective strategy.
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