The Relationship between Spiritual Health and the Intensity of Post-Cesarean Section Pain

Tafazoli, Mahien and Nameni, Fatemeh and Mazloom, Seyed Reza and Mirteymori, Masomeh (2019) The Relationship between Spiritual Health and the Intensity of Post-Cesarean Section Pain. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 7 (2). pp. 1655-1661.

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Abstract

Background & aim: Cesarean section (C-section) has often been one of the most common surgical procedures for women. It can be associated with several psychological and mental factors. Recently, spirituality related to adaptation with stressful situations has also been emphasized. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between spiritual health and pain intensity following a C-section. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Sayyad Shirazi Hospital, Gorgan city, Iran in 2013-2014. To this aim, 200 pregnant women, who wanted to undergo C-section were selected through convenience sampling method. The data were collected via demographic characteristics form, well-being Questionnaire at the beginning of the study, and Visual Analogue Scale at three stages of immediately, one hour, and 6-8 hours post-delivery. All the data were analyzed by statistical tests, including Pearson�s correlation and independent t-test using SPSS Version 16. Results: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Sayyad Shirazi Hospital, Gorgan city, Iran in 2013-2014. To this aim, 200 pregnant women, who underwent C-section were selected through convenience sampling method. The data were collected via demographic questionnaire, Paloutzian and Ellison well-being Questionnaires (SWBQ,1982) at the beginning of the study, and Visual Analogue Scale at three stages of immediately, one hour, and 6-8 hours post-delivery. Data were analyzed by statistical tests, including Pearson�s correlation and independent t-test using SPSS Version 16. Conclusion: According to the results of this study, no relationship was found between the pain intensity after C-section and spiritual health at several stages of post-delivery phase.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Midwifery&Reproductive Health J
Depositing User: jmrh jmrh
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2019 09:05
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2019 09:05
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11315

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