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EBNESINA 2011, 14(1 And 2): 17-22 Back to browse issues page
Study the effect of ice massage on labor pain in parturient women who reffered to allocated hospitals in Tehran city
M Afzali , M Sirati nir Dr, A Ebadi Dr, Z Haj Amini
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Background: The fear of labor pain caused to increase of cesarean rate in women, therefore most of women preferred to use of the non-pharmacological approaches. From the non-pharmacological analgesia approaches can point to the ice massage. Thus, regarding to the importance of the labor pain this study was administered to investigate the impact of ice massage and placebo on intensity of labor pain.
Materials and Methods: This Study is a randomized controlled trial that performed on to parturient women that referred for labor located hospitals of Tehran city. Parturient women were randomly assigned to two groups and intervention performed on Hegu point Data collected from the VAS on four times then data entered in SPSS program and analyzed.
Results: The findings of this study indicated that the average of pain in the before of intervention was non-significance difference between two groups. The comparison of average of pain in immediate, half and one hour after intervention, independent T test showed that there was significant difference between two groups only in half hour after intervention.
Conclusion: In base of findings this research, although ice massage caused to decreased intensity of labor pain, but attention to high intensity of labor pain and increased of this pain during the first stage of labor seem to this method can´t only decreased the pain intensity of labor and need to accompanying with the other non-pharmacological analgesic methods or repeated this method until during the first stage of labor.
Keywords: Ice massage, Labor pain, Parturient Women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/05/23 | Accepted: 2014/06/3 | Published: 2014/06/3
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Afzali M, Sirati nir M, Ebadi A, Haj Amini Z. Study the effect of ice massage on labor pain in parturient women who reffered to allocated hospitals in Tehran city. EBNESINA. 2011; 14 (1 and 2) :17-22
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