Lumbar Cold Compresses Reduce Pain After Surgery
Retno Setyawati, Furaida Khasanah, Suyanto
Available Online November 2019.
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- Pain, Cold Compress, Surgery
- Postoperative pain is an unpleasant experience. Most patients undergoing surgery will experience pain. Pain sensations are varied. The actions of nurses independently have an important role in reducing postoperative pain. This study aims to see the effect of cold compresses on the lumbar area in reducing postoperative pain. Method: The quasi-experimental design without control group was used in this study. The study sample was 14 people. All patient with spinal anestesia held to be sample. The cold compress is applied to the lumbar area for 10 minutes with a temperature of ± 10-18 degrees Celsius 8 hours postoperatively. Paired t test is used to analyze data in this study. Result: The average pain before cold compress is 5.7. The average pain after compress is 4.7. Paired t test results obtained p value < 0.05. Cold compresses on the lumbar area can reduce pain. Discussion: Compression of the lumbar can reduce postoperative pain. This can be an alternative choice of independent measures of nursing
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TY - CONF AU - Retno Setyawati AU - Furaida Khasanah AU - Suyanto PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - Lumbar Cold Compresses Reduce Pain After Surgery BT - 5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.32 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.32 ID - Setyawati2019/11 ER -