نوع مقاله : اصیل پژوهشی
1 مربی گروه مامایی، واحد آستارا، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، آستارا، ایران.
2 استادیار گروه مامایی، واحد اردبیل، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، اردبیل، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Episiotomy is one of the most common surgeries in midwifery. Episiotomy wound healing can lead to perineal infection and pain, and affects mothers' satisfaction with childbirth. Tea herb with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties can be effective on mothers' satisfaction with wound healing process. Therefore, the present study was conducted with aim to investigate the effect of tea herb cream on wound healing satisfaction and episiotomy pain intensity in primiparous women.
Methods: This double blind randomized clinical trial study was conducted in 2014 on 100 eligible primiparous women referred to Noorani hospital of Talesh. The participants were randomly allocated into two groups: A (drug) and B (placebo). After delivery, the subjects used the creams on episiotomy site twice a day for 10 days. They completed the researcher's questionnaires about satisfaction with treatment on the 10th day after delivery. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 19) and Mann-Whitney, independent t test and fisher exact test. P< 0.05 was considered statistically significant.
Results: The level of satisfaction in the intervention group with mean rating of 73.93 was higher than the control group with mean rating of 25.07. According to the Mann-Whitney test, the relationship between the two groups in terms of the level of satisfaction was significant (P<0.001)
Conclusion: Tea herb cream is effective on the satisfaction of pain improvement and wound healing.