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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
A study to assess the effectiveness of preoperative instructions on post-operative measure among undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in saveetha medical college and hospital

Muthulakshmi C and Kowsalya S

The Abdominal Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes your uterus through an incision in your lower abdomen. The majority of cases, hysterectomy is performed through the abdomen. Incidence of 30% of women by the age of 60; 590,000 procedures annually in the USA. It remains the fall back option, the uterus cannot be removed by another approach. Mini-AH refers to an approach to hysterectomy where the abdominal incision does not exceed 7cm. The present aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of preoperative instructions on post-operative outcomes measure among undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in saveetha hospital.
Objectives: 1.To assess the pre-test and post-test level of post-operative outcomes among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in experimental and control group.2.To assess the effectiveness of preoperative instructions on post-operative outcomes among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy.3.To associate the post-test level of post-operative outcomes among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy with the selected demographic variables in the experimental group.
Methodology: The data was collected from 50 women’s undergoing hysterectomy with non-probability purposive sampling technique in SMCH Chennai. In this one group pre experimental with post-test control group research design was used to conduct the study. The data was collected by using closed ended structured knowledge questionnaire. The data collected period and STD was 07-06-2021 to 07-07-2021.
Result: Among 50 samples of women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy the pre-test of control group, 20(80%) had low level of awareness and 5(20%) had moderate level of awareness. Whereas in the post test, 19(76%) had low level of awareness and 6(24%) had moderate level of awareness among women undergoing hysterectomy. The study shows there will be a significant association between the post-test levels of post-operative outcomes among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in the experimental group.
Conclusion: The respiratory status of the patients who received pre-operative teaching on post-operative exercise was significantly higher than the patients who did not receive pre-operative teaching on post-operative exercises. The post-operative complications of the patients who received pre-operative teaching on post-operative exercise was significantly less than those who did not received pre-operative exercises was significantly higher than those patients who did not received pre operatively.
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How to cite this article:
Muthulakshmi C, Kowsalya S. A study to assess the effectiveness of preoperative instructions on post-operative measure among undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in saveetha medical college and hospital. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(2):96-101.
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