EFFECT OF ICE PACK APPLICATION ON PEDAL EDEMA IN THE ANTENATAL MOTHERS ADMITTED IN SELECTED HOSPITAL OF NAVI MUMBAI

Mrs. Rajashree Salgaonkar

Abstract


Effect of ice pack application on pedal edema in the antenatal mothers admitted in selected hospital of Navi Mumbai

 

The objectives of the study are: -

1) Assess the effect of ice application for reducing pedal edema.

2) Find out association of demographic variable with post test score.

3) Compare the pre-test and post-test value.

 

METHODOLOGY: -The research approach is a Quasi experimental research design (one group pretest- post test research design) was used for the study and descriptive research. The sample of the study consist of 30 samples of antenatal mothers admitted in antenatal ward of selected hospital at Navi Mumbai.

 

The tool of the study consists of two section

 

Section 1

 

It includes demographic information which consist 7 demographic items about the background data of the antenatal mothers like age, occupation, education, body weight, gravida, parity, gestational weeks.

 

Section 2

 

It include standardized tool (sidle scale). Total score of the sidle scale (0 mm to 8 mm), the expected determines the content validity of the final tool was for pilot study. A pilot study conducted on10 samples antenatal mothers of selected hospitals of Navi Mumbai to check the feasibility and practicability of the tool. 

The final study was conducted, and the data was collected from the 30 samples. Based on the objective, the data was analyzed using dependent T test which is only statistical method used in experimental study. The symbol of dependent T test as per thefindings and interpretation of the data analysis, the result shows that ice pack application is more effective method use for decreasing pedal edema in antenatal mothers.

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