An Experiment to Assess the Efficacy of Lukewarm Water for Umbilical Cord Care Among Newborns in Chosen Hospitals in Akola.


J. Gnanadhinahari and P. Shema

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
Received Date: 01/05/2024
Acceptance Date: 03/28/2024
Published On: 2024-03-30
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J. Gnanadhinahari and P. Shema An Experiment to Assess the Efficacy of Lukewarm Water for Umbilical Cord Care Among Newborns in Chosen Hospitals in Akola. International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.

The study’s conceptual framework, methodology, and tools were developed based on a review of relevant literature, drawing upon Ludwig van Bertanlanffy’s general systems theory. The research was conducted across three settings: Orbit Multispeciality Hospital and Deshmukh Multispeciality Hospital in Akola. Employing a experimental single-group post-test design, the study focused on mothers with newborns. The study employed a method of random sampling to choose participants.    The find are that majority 17 (56.6%) of experimental group had no infection. Least number of experimental group 3 (30%) had moderate infection whereas none severe infection reported severe level of infection. Majority 13 (43.33%) of control group had a mild infection. Least number 3 (30%) had moderate infection in control group and 3 (30%) of control group had severe infection.

KEYWORDS: single-group post-test design, newborns, experimental group, mothers, severe infection.



J. Gnanadhinahari and P. Shema An Experiment to Assess the Efficacy of Lukewarm Water for Umbilical Cord Care Among Newborns in Chosen Hospitals in Akola. International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.


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