THE EFFECT OF ACCUSTOMIZING OF NULLIPAROUS WOMEN WITH PERSONNEL, DELIVERY ROOM AND EQUIPMENTS ON PRE-DELIVERY ANXIETY

Karami-dehkordi, A. and Delaram, M. (2012) THE EFFECT OF ACCUSTOMIZING OF NULLIPAROUS WOMEN WITH PERSONNEL, DELIVERY ROOM AND EQUIPMENTS ON PRE-DELIVERY ANXIETY. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS, GYNEOCOLOGY AND INFERTILITY, 15 (2).

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Abstract: Introduction: Anxiety is recognized as a preventive and effective factor in labor progress. Since the effect of accustomizing of women with personnel, delivery room, and equipments has not been investigated, this study was designed to determine the it's effects on the anxiety of nulliparous women before labor. Methods: This clinical trial was carried out in sixty-eight nulliparous women in health centers of Shahr Kurd .The women were randomely enrolled in study and control groups and their anxiety was assessed in 34 weeks of gestation with Hamilton scale. In the 36 and 38 weeks of gestation, women in study group were accustomed with labor and delivery room, personnel and equipments and the control group received the standard prenatal care. Also the anxiety of both groups was assessed at the onset of labor. We used Mann-witney and wilcoxon tests for analysis of data and p<0.05 was considered significant. Results: Mean of anxiety score in study group was 26.5±7.6 at 34 weeks of gestation and 11.82±8.3 at time of admission for delivery and difference was significant (P<0.001). It was 25.90±6.9 at 34 weeks of gestation and 23.53±5.8 at time of admission for delivery in the control group and difference was not significant (P=0.25). Conclusion: Accustomizing of nulliparous women with delivery room, personnel and equipments reduced the anxiety of women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anxiety, Delivery Room, Nulliparous Women, Preparation
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2017 05:00
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 05:00
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5845

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