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RESEARCH ARTICLE

“A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Aromatherapy On Post Operative Pain Among Patients Undergone Abdominal Surgery

Dr. K Renuka, D.S. HannahAswini

Keywords : Effectiveness, abdominal surgery patients, post operative pain and aromatherapy

Citation Information : Renuka DK, HannahAswini D. “A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Aromatherapy On Post Operative Pain Among Patients Undergone Abdominal Surgery. 2018; 11 (1):1-3.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-1-1

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objective- To evaluate the effectiveness of aromatherapy on post-operative patients in experimental and control group during pretest and post test Method- Quasi Experimental design with one group pre-test and post-test was adapted for the study. Result- The findings revealed that the obtained t value 21.938 was significant at p<0.05 level. Aromatherapy was effective in reducing the post operative pain among patients who had undergone abdominal surgery. Conclusion: Administration of aromatherapy to the hospital pain management protocol enhanced the control of pain and relaxation of the clients. hence aromatherapy can be used as safe and inexpensive adjunct to conventional medicine


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