International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


The Effectiveness of Honey in Wound Healing among Patients with Wounds in a Selected Hospital of Kolkata

Kuntal Mandal | Dr. Prabir Sur


Abstract: Abstruct A quasi experimental equivalent time series study designed to identify the effectiveness of honey in wound healing among patient with wound. The objectives of the study were to find out the effectiveness of honey in terms of rate of healing, pain & wound infection as observed for five days. Non probability purposive sampling technique was used to select 20 patients with wounds and randomly assigned (11 ratio) for experimental (10 patients) and comparison group (10 patients). A semi structured interview schedule, standardized Bates Jensen wound assessment tool and visual analogue pain assessment scale and proforma for recording wound culture report were used to collect data after establishing validity and reliability of the tool. The findings of the study revealed that there was significant difference in the wound status (F value = 6.803 and critical difference = 14.23, p


Keywords: Wound healing, Honey


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 450 - 453


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