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A Quasi-experimental Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Jasmine Application in Reduction of Breast Engorgement among Postnatal Mothers in Selected Hospitals of Bangalore

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)

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Page : 246-250

Keywords : Breast engorgement; Postnatal mother; Effectiveness. Hypothesis;

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Breast engorgement can lead to other breastfeeding problems if not treated. Being able to recognise breast engorgement will help you to treat it promptly, avoiding complications, To Evaluate The Effectiveness Of Jasmine Application In Reduction Of Breast Engorgement Among Postnatal Mothers, this study was conducted with the conceptual framework of Widenbach?s. A. Heloing Art of clinical nursing (1964) which is modified by Investigator. One group pretest and post test design with quasi experimental design was adopted . In view of the nature of the problem and to accomplish the objectives of the study, the structured questionnaire and observational checklist was prepared focusing on breast engorgement. Reliability of the tool was tested and validity was ensured in consultation with guides and experts in the field of medicine and nursing. Purposive sampling technique was used and study conducted over a period of 4 week. The data was collected from 35 respondent with breast engorgement. Out of 35 in pretest 11 (31%) had moderate level of breast of engorgement whose score ranged between 5-9.4, about 24 (69%) had severe engorgement. With regard to the pre-test assessment, the mean was 10.17 and standard deviation was 1.34. In post test significant decreased score was found. That is mean was found to be 2.05 and standard deviation was 0.7. Further, effectiveness of the jasmine application was tested by inferential statistics using the paired t test. A high significant difference (57.13) was found between pre and post test scores of the respondents indicating significant decrease in breast engorgement after jasmine application. Hence H1 is accepted therefore jasmine application was effective in reduction of breast engorgement.

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