International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021


Impact of Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises to Reduce the Stress Urinary Incontinence among Menopausal Women in Selected Areas of Bhubaneswar Odisha

Lipika Debbarma


Abstract: Women suffer from one or the other health issues during their life time, of which majority come across the problem called urinary incontinence (UI). UI is defined as ‘the complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine’ (Abrams et al 2002). [39] METHODS: Research design- True experimental; pre test – post test only design. Module- VATS on PFME. Settings- Missionary Charity of Mother Teresa Home, and Chakeisihani; ward no-5, Bhubaneswar. Sample size- 30 experimental groups, 30 control group. Sampling technique- simple random sampling technique. RESULTS: ‘t’ test & chi square test has been done for descriptive & inferential statistics. In experimental group the overall pretest mean score was 20.1±4.3, where as in post test mean score was 14.2±4.3 with mean difference 5.94 and paired ‘t’ test value was 13.85, higher than tabulated value (2.05) with df=29 at 5 % level of significance which was highly significant. In control group the overall pretest mean score was 17.8±3.7, where as in post test mean score was 18.6 ± 3.7, with mean difference 0.8 and paired ‘t’ test value was 3.9, with df=29 at 5 % level of significance. CONCLUSION: From the findings of the study it is concluded that VATS video on PFME has found effective for reducing the SUI among menopausal women.


Keywords: VATS, Video assisted teaching module, UI, urinary incontinence, SUI, Stress urinary incontinence, PFME, pelvic floor muscle exercises


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,


Pages: 644 - 648


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Lipika Debbarma, "Impact of Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises to Reduce the Stress Urinary Incontinence among Menopausal Women in Selected Areas of Bhubaneswar Odisha", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21112110916, Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021, 644 - 648

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