Nursing aromatherapy using lavender with rose essence oil for post-surgery pain management

Suriya, Melti and Zuriati, Zuriati and Zahlimar, Zahlimar and Poddar, Sandeep (2020) Nursing aromatherapy using lavender with rose essence oil for post-surgery pain management. Enfermeria Clinica, 30 (Supp.5). pp. 171-174. ISSN 1130-8621

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Objective: Pain management is one of the methods used in the health sector. Nursing care focuses on non-pharmacological measures, including the provision of aromatherapy using laven- der and rose aromatherapy, which aims to understand the effectiveness of lavender and rose aromatherapy on pain intensity of postoperative patients in Laparatomi Hospital in Aisyiyah General Hospital in the surgical inpatient room, Padang in 2019. Method: The design of this study is a Quasi Experiment with pre-test and post-test designs with two groups. The sample of this study was Post Laparatomi in RSU with the technique of Accidental Sampling. The sample of this study consisted of 30 people for lavender and rose aromatherapy. Statistical tests used the Independent Test T-test. Result: Based on the results of the study it was found that lavender and rose aromatherapy can reduce pain scale in postoperative patients. But compared to the two intervention groups, the aroma group of lavender therapy is more effective with mean pain scale before lavender aromatherapy being 5.20 and pre-test is 3.40 with p-value 0.000. Conclusion: The nurses could provide nursing care in dealing with pain management in postop- erative patients in addition to deep breathing techniques. It is recommended to apply aroma lavender therapy, which reduces pain and makes patients more relaxed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Post Surgery, Pain, Aromatherapy, Lavender, Rose
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Cambari
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2021 08:09
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 07:40

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