Volume 16, Issue 62 (7-2007)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2007, 16(62): 80-86 | Back to browse issues page

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Sobhani A, Sharami H, Orang pour R, Shokohi F, Oodi M. The Effect of Lavendula Essence on Post Cesarean Pain Relief. jour guilan uni med sci. 2007; 16 (62) :80-86
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Abstract Introduction: One of the most important problems due to surgery is postoperative pain. Resent studies confirm that people tend to use complementary treatment. Aromatherapy is one of the non-pharmacological methods for pain relief and Lavendula is a prevalent essence that contain of Linalyl Acetate as an analgesic substance. Objective: According to increase of cesarean and postoperative pain, in this study, pain relief effect of Lavendula after Cesarean were assessed. Materials and Methods: This research was a blind Randomized Clinical Trial Research. Pregnant women who admitted to Alzahra hospital and underwent selective Cesarean , in 2003 were studied. 480 women divided to case and control groups equally. Lavendula oil was used in case group and Lavendula fragrance was used in control group at three stages the pain levels was evaluated through objective scale before and after intervention. Data were analyzed with SPSS.10 software by T-test and ANOVA test. Results: Mean of age was 26.15.74 and 96.9 % of them were housewives. Age, educational level, Body Mass Index, number of child and abortion history matched in two groups. After calculating pain difference before, and after any intervention in both groups, results showed a significant improvement in case group (P<0.001) and patient’s satisfactory from this intervention was better in case group. Conclusion: The results indicated that Aromatherapy can be used as complementary method in postoperative pain reduction. Because it reduced patients' require to sedative drugs and avoided expenses of treatment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/12/30 | Accepted: 2013/12/30 | Published: 2013/12/30

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