International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021 | Rating: 5.3 / 10


Effectiveness of Neem Extract Sitz Bath versus Betadine Sitz Bath on Episiotomy Wound Healing among Postnatal Mothers

Dr. L. Kalaivani


Abstract: A comparative study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of neem extract sitz bath versus betadine sitz bath on episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers at aravindhan hospital. The data was collected from 40 postnatal mothers (20 each for experimental group I and Experimental Group II) according to the inclusion criteria, by non probability, non - purposive sampling method. The healing of episiotomy wound was assessed based on the reeda scale in both experimental groups I and II. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Finally the results proved that the healing of episiotomy wound was effective more with application of neem extract oil sitz bath compared to betadine sitz bath.


Keywords: Effectiveness, Betadine solution, Neem extract, sitz bath, wound healing, postnatal mothers


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,


Pages: 428 - 429



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