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A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Non-pharmacological Management of Labour Pain among Final Year GNM Students at St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Hoshangabad with a View to Develop a Self Instructional Module

Authors: Sheelamma M A, Dr Jinu K Rajan

Country: India View / Download Full Text PDF File


Abstract: Labour pain is a universal phenomenon and it is associated with the contraction of uterus. Rather than making the pain disappear with pharmacotherapy, the nurses can assist the labouring women to cope up with, build their self-confidence and maintain a sense of mastery of well-being. Thus, nurses must have knowledge to assess pain to implement pain relief strategies.

Objectives: The present study was conducted with the objectives to assess the existing knowledge regarding non-pharmacological management of labour pain among final year GNM students at St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Hoshangabad with a view to develop a self-instructional module”.

Material & Methods Descriptive survey approach was adopted to collect data with 40 sample. Convenience sampling technique was used for the sample section.

Results: The findings indicate that the overall mean knowledge of respondents found to be 9.7, Median is 9, standard deviation as 3.9 and the range is 15. There was a significant association between knowledge regarding non-pharmacological management of labour pain with their age, education and source of information.

Conclusion: The findings of the study revealed that educating the students would be effective in updating the knowledge and skills regarding non-pharmacological management of labour pain.

Keywords: General Nursery & Midwifery, GNM, Nursing, Non-pharmacology, Labour Pain


Paper Id: 899

Published On: 2021-04-25

Published In: Volume 9, Issue 2, March-April 2021

Cite This: A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Non-pharmacological Management of Labour Pain among Final Year GNM Students at St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Hoshangabad with a View to Develop a Self Instructional Module - Sheelamma M A, Dr Jinu K Rajan - IJIRMPS Volume 9, Issue 2, March-April 2021.

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