Relaxation Therapy in Pregnant Women With Premature Contractions: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Riadinni Alita, Setyowati, Imami Nur Rachmawati
Available Online 25 November 2020.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.069How to use a DOI?
- premature contractions, anxiety, relaxation therapy, self-hypnosis
- Premature contractions result in preterm labor and are dangerous for the safety of the fetus. Premature labor or babies born with low birth weight have a risk of developmental disorders, risk of infection and even death. Therefore, medical and nursing management is needed to prevent recurring premature contractions. One evidence-based nursing practice that can be applied by nurses to improve comfort and prevent recurring contractions is by doing relaxation therapy. A trial design of five respondents who were pregnant women with premature contractions based on evidence-based nursing practice using consecutive sampling method. The application was given an explanation of the concept of self hypnosis relaxation, giving examples of exercises, and listening to recordings. Self hypnosis relaxation therapy was applied to five pregnant women with premature contractions, with conditions not under emergency and in treatment or recovery in hospital. This therapy was effectively applied to increase comfort, reduce anxiety, and prevent recurring contractions. It was recommended for pregnant women and families to continue the relaxation therapy at home.
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TY - CONF AU - Riadinni Alita AU - Setyowati AU - Imami Nur Rachmawati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/25 TI - Relaxation Therapy in Pregnant Women With Premature Contractions: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 406 EP - 412 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.069 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.069 ID - Alita2020 ER -