Acupressure therapy as a pain reliever for dysmenorrhea

Anggraini, Yetti and Islamiyati, Islamiyati and Sumiyati, Sumiyati and Ekawati, Irma Wahyuni (2020) Acupressure therapy as a pain reliever for dysmenorrhea. Diploma thesis, Poltekkes Tanjungkarang.

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According to survey conducted by researchers at SMAN 01 Tulang Bawang Tengah, it was found that 88.3% (53) female students from 60 students aged 16 to 18 had dysmenorrhea, which consisted of mild dysmenorrhea of 54.72%, moderate dysmenorrhea of 33.96%, and heavy dysmenorrhea is 11.32%.

Determine the differences of before and after acupressure therapy on decreasing dysmenorrhea pain.

The type of research used in this study is quantitative research using a quasi-experimental research design with one group pre-test and post-test approach. The study was conducted at SMAN 1 Tulang Bawang Tengah. The population in this study were all students of class X IPA as many as 60 students who experienced dysmenorrhea at SHS 1 Center Tulang Bawang. The size of the sample using the Slovin formula with the results of 52 female students. The selection of samples in this study was conducted by purposive sampling. The study used univariate and bivariate analysis with the Wilcoxon test.

The results showed that most respondents were >14 years old, most of the respondents got menarche at age >12 years, most of respondents had menstrual period for >4 days and most respondent overcome pain dysmenorrhea without doing anything. Based on the analysis, the p value was 0.000.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Poltekkes Tanjungkarang Jurusan Kebidanan > Poltekkes Tanjungkarang Jurusan Kebidanan Program Studi DIII Kebidanan Metro
Depositing User: library punya poltekkes
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2022 06:40
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2022 06:40

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