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The impact of training on the application of palliative methods for labor pain reduction

Author(s): Geranmayeh M | Rezaeipour A | Haghani H | Akhoondzadeh E

Journal: Hayat Journal of Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery
ISSN 1735-2215

Volume: 12;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 13;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: palliative therapy | labor pain

Background & Aim: The severe pain of labor is the important cause of fear and anxiety in pregnant women. This study has been performed to evaluate effect of education on midwives practice. Methods & Materials: This is a quasi-experimental study. That was done 59 midwives in the labor wards of non-educational of Guilan University of Medical Sciences Hospital. Data gathered by a questioner, which its validity was done by panel of experts and reliability by test-retest. 59 midwives were chosen by quota sampling and participated in a one-day workshop. Pretest and post-test questioner completed before and after four months of education by all midwives. Data analyzed by descriptive and inferencing statistical methods with SPSS. Results: The paired t-test results showed that midwives practice about pain relieving methods changed significantly after workshop (p
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