International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part A (2017)
Knowledge regarding acupressure on vomiting among staff nurses
Jasmine Sara Abraham, N Subhashini, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha
It is based on the concept of life energy which flows through “Meridians” in the body. In the treatment physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians. Pressure may be applied by hand, by elbow or with various devices. Some medical studies have suggested that acupressure may be effective at helping manage nausea and vomiting. Like many alternative medicine it may benefit from a placebo effect.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding acupressure on vomiting among staff nurses.
Material and method: Study conducted by using the quantitative research approach by using descriptive research design was adopted to assess the environmental health risks among adults.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study result shows that with regard to level of knowledge, 2(6.67%) had knowledge score A grade, 1(3.33%) had knowledge score B+ grade, 8(26.67%) had knowledge score B grade, 9(30%) had knowledge score C grade and 10(33.33%) had knowledge score D grade.