International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021


Nursing Procedure: Back Care

Betsy Chakraborty


Abstract: Back care is a routine nursing procedure; need to perform during maintaining patient hygiene, more specifically it is a part of bed bath. The scientific rational behind the different massaging techniques (effleurage, petrissage, friction, vibration, tapotement) is secretion of endorphin through cutaneous stimulation which increases the sense of well-being. This present review aimed to prescribe the format of the procedure with the information of when and how to perform different massaging techniques with proper rational.


Keywords: Back care, effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021,


Pages: 783 - 787


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Betsy Chakraborty, "Nursing Procedure: Back Care", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21413104524, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021, 783 - 787

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