International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Breathing Exercises on the Quality of Sleep among Patients with Dyspnea in Selected Hospitals, Guwahati, Assam

Pooja Das [2] | Anurupa Dutta [3]


Abstract: Health has many phases but there is no other way for optimal breathing. Breathing exercises for dyspnea patients help to strengthen the breathing muscles, get more oxygen breath with less effort, and promote relaxation. The objectives of the study is to assess the quality of sleep among patients with dyspnea in experimental group and control group. In this study quasi experimental was done with pre - test post test to determine the effectiveness of breathing exercise on the quality of sleep among patients with dyspnea.50 sample were selected by convenient sampling technique. Breathing exercises was administered to the subjects in the intervention group for 5 minutes twice in a day for 7 consecutive days and on 7th days post test was collected from the experimental group and control group. Data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings showed that obtained mean pre - test score was 19.72?2.951 and in post - test mean score was 26.88?2.891 with mean difference was 7.16. The effectiveness was tested using paired t test with obtained t value is 10.89 at df=24 was statistically significant at p<0.05 level. The study concluded that breathing exercise is effective on the quality of sleep among dyspnea patients.


Keywords: Assess, Effectiveness, Breathing Exercises, Dyspnea, Sleep quality


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 1105 - 1109


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