Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019
A Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Medicated and Non-Medicated Sitz Bath on Episiotomy Wound Healing among Postnatal Mothers Admitted in Selected Government Hospital, Tumkur
Abstract: Aim of the study: Labour is a wondrous act of nature, and unique to every childbearing woman. The onset of motherhood presents a unique set of physical, emotional and psychological challenges. The post-partum phase can become even more challenging when the new mother experiences perineal or genital tract trauma as a result of child birth. Episiotomy is a surgical incision in the perineum to enlarge the vaginal opening for birth as prophylaxis against soft-tissue-trauma. The focus of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Medicated and non-medicated sitz bath on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers at selected hospital, Tumkur, Karnataka.
Keywords: Medicated, unique, trauma, episiotomy, prophylaxis, against, perineum, incision, tissue, enlarge, vaginal, effectiveness, hospital, tumkur, karnataka, selected, mothers, surgical, healing
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,
Pages: 1528 - 1732
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