International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019 | Rating: 6.4 / 10


A Quasi Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Epsom Salt Compress versus Plain Water Compress on Joint Pain among Patients with Arthritis in a Selected Hospital of Gurugram, Haryana

Supriya [106] | Dr. Smriti Arora [2] | Robin Bhatti


Abstract: A Quasi experimental study to assess the effectiveness of Epsom salt compress versus Plain water compress on joint pain among patients with Arthritis. In this study a quantitative approach and pre-test post-test experimental design was used.60 arthritis patients were selected convenience sampling technique in Civil Hospital Gurugram Haryana. Numerical pain rating scale was used to assess the pain level of the patient. the mean of pain score in post intervention of Epsom salt compress (1.900) was lower than their mean of pain score in post intervention of Plain water compress (4.93). The obtained mean difference is found to be statically significant (p


Keywords: Effectiveness, Epsom salt compress technique, Plain water compress technique and joint pain


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,


Pages: 47 - 51



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