P. Tamilselvi, G. Ramamurthy
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P. Tamilselvi1, Dr. G. Ramamurthy2
1Principal, Mailam Nursing College, Mailam, Villupuram District, Tamilnadu, India.
2Nursing Officer, JIPMER, Puducherry UT, India.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2021
Introduction: Diabetes is the non-communicable chronic health issue that affects people in the world wide. Studies shows that India is the second largest diabetes populated country in the world. Long standing uncontrolled diabetes leads to many systemic complications; diabetic ulcer foot is one among them that result in loss of foot or amputation and in severe cases even death. Objectives: this study investigated the pre and post test level would healing with infra-red radiation and also compared pre and post test mean score and found the demographic influences of the diabetic clients. Materials and methods: in a quantitative pre experimental one group pre-test post test design 75 diabetic ulcer foot clients who met the sampling criteria were included as sample. Consecutive sampling method was used to select the sample as they report to OPD or admitted as inpatient. Following pre-test Infra-red radiation was applied for 10 days and the post test was done seventh and tenth day. Result: The pre test mean and standard deviation were 51.5067 and 4.21828 respectively and the post test mean and standard deviation were 20.32 and 3.673 respectively. The” t” value was 68.352. Client’s demographic variables like education and occupation had significant influences in the wound healing process.
Cite this article:
P. Tamilselvi, G. Ramamurthy. Effectiveness of Infrared Radiation, in healing of diabetic ulcer foot at MAPIMS. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):398-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00092
P. Tamilselvi, G. Ramamurthy. Effectiveness of Infrared Radiation, in healing of diabetic ulcer foot at MAPIMS. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):398-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00092 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-2
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