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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part B (2018)

An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of pelvic floor exercise for the management of urinary incontinence among women in selected areas of Pune city

Author(s)
Swati Deshmane and K Memchoubi
Abstract
Introduction: An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of pelvic floor exercise for the management of urinary incontinence among women was conducted by Ms. Swati Deshmane for the degree of Master in the subject Medical Surgical Nursing at Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), College of Nursing, Pune, Maharashtra.
Methods and research approach: The Research Approach refers to the way in which the Investigator plans and constructs in research process. The researcher has adopted the quantitative approach.
Result: The p-value was 0.20 before the intervention of pelvic floor exercise which is greater than 0.05, which then reduced to 0.02 after the intervention of pelvic floor exercise (Less than 0.05), this proved that pelvic floor exercise was highly effective in the management of Urinary incontinence among women.
Conclusion: The researcher concludes that pelvic floor exercise helps in managing the Urinary Incontinence among women. Pelvic floor exercise is cost-effective and should be the first choice of treatment for Urinary Incontinence. To be effective, Pelvic Floor exercise has to be thoroughly taught and performed with weekly or monthly follow-up.
Pages: 128-133  |  158 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Swati Deshmane and K Memchoubi. An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of pelvic floor exercise for the management of urinary incontinence among women in selected areas of Pune city. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(6): 128-133.
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