The effect of Nasal Instillation of Lignocaine Jelly on Easiness in Naso-Gastric Intubation and the level of Associated Discomfort/pain Experienced by the Patients

  • Babita Sood Amar Professional College of Nursing, Mohali

Abstract

A quasi experimental study on the effect of nasal instillation of lignocaine jelly on easiness in intubation of nasogastric tube and the level of associated discomfort/pain experienced by the patients admitted in Multispecialty Govt. hospital, sector-16 Union territory Chandigarh in year 2011-12. A minimum of 100 patients was taken for the study. Data was collected by using Interview method, Observation method, and Self reporting method by study subjects. The mean age of the control group subjects is 40.24± 14.10 and mean age of experimental group subjects is 41.48 ± 13.72. In the control group forty two percent of the study subjects are in the age range of 20-40-years and thirty eight percent in experimental group. In control group forty four percent subjects are in the age range of 41-60 years and forty eight percent in the experimental group. However fourteen percent study subjects are above the age of 60 years in both the control group and the experimental group. Statistical comparison of the study subject based on the age revealed that there was significant difference, as the calculated‘t’ value was higher than the table value at 0.01 level of significance

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Author Biography

Babita Sood, Amar Professional College of Nursing, Mohali
Vice Principal

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Published
2017-09-10
How to Cite
SOOD, Babita. The effect of Nasal Instillation of Lignocaine Jelly on Easiness in Naso-Gastric Intubation and the level of Associated Discomfort/pain Experienced by the Patients. International Journal of Research and Engineering, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 8, p. 232-235, sep. 2017. ISSN 2348-7860. Available at: <https://digital.ijre.org/index.php/int_j_res_eng/article/view/295>. Date accessed: 28 mar. 2020.