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

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 12, Part D (2020)

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of schedule ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery in selected hospital at Chennai

Author(s)
Vincy Selvan and Dr. S. Indira
Abstract
Background: Ambulation is the ability to do things independently with or without assistive devices. Early ambulation is one of the most crucial things patient can do after surgery to prevent post-operative complications like hemostatic pneumonia, post-operative fever, wound infection, venous stasis, constipation. Post-surgical ambulation provides large benefits for all patients such as promotes blood flow, stimulates circulation, quicker wound healing, increases muscle tone and strength and improves patient feeling of independence, mood and self-esteem.
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of scheduled ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery in the study group and control group.
Materials and Methods: A quantitative research approach was adopted to assess the effectiveness of scheduled ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery. A pre- experimental pretest, posttest research method was adopted to determine the effectiveness of scheduled ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery. The samples were selected by using Computer assisted sampling technique was used to assign the patients randomly 75 patients were assigned to study group and 75 patients were assigned to control group. The setting of study in Sir Ivan Stedford Hospital and GJ Multispecialty hospital, Chennai.
Result: The result reveals that effectiveness of scheduled ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery was related to the hypothesis of the study.
Pages: 225-227  |  30 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Vincy Selvan, Dr. S. Indira. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of schedule ambulation on quality of life among patient who had undergone abdominal surgery in selected hospital at Chennai. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(12):225-227.
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