Effectiveness of Breathing as a Non-Pharmacological Method to Reduce Pain Severity among Woman During Labor
Keywords:Breathing, Non –Pharmacological, Pain Severity, Woman Labor
The aim of the study is identify the effect of non-pharmacological method technique (breathing) on severity
of pain through comparing woman’s pain score during labor.A quasi-experimental Design is used through
the present study in order to achieve the study objectives. The period of the study is from 15th January to 4th
June 2020. A Non-Probability (Purposive Sample) of (60) women (30) of them are control group and (30)
women are the study group, selected from those who are admitted to Al-Zahraa Maternity Teaching Hospital/
Al-Forat Teaching Hospital, are included in the study sample. Labor pain was assessed using the scale
known as: Face, Leg, Activity, Cry, And Consolability (FLACC). Breathing Technique was used as a nonpharmacological method to reduce pain . The current study revealed that applying the non-pharmacological
pain managing interventions (breathing) showed a remarkably significant reduction in pain according to
in FLACC behavioral scale regarding the other stages (active phase (after intervention); transition phase;
second Phase; third Phase) which. . It is concluded that breathing has reduced pain during active phase,
transition phase, and second phase .
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