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Original Article THE STUDY OF A NURSING CARE TO REDUCE MATERNAL ANXIETY ON LABOR AND DELIVERY, PART 1; EFFECTS OF HASBAND'S ATTENDANCE ATTITUDE.

Authors
Publisher
千葉看護学会
Keywords
  • Labor
  • Anxiety
  • Husband'S Attendance
  • Ndc:492.9
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of husband's attendance attitude to reduce maternal anxiety in labor and delivery. The subjects who expressed informed consents were 25 married women and their husbands. Women were 18 to 35 years old primiparas, with no complicating medical or obstetrical conditions, and no physiological and psychosocial ploblem. In order to measure maternal anxiety, the self reported anxiety and labor pain were provided during labor and delivery. And also blood pressure and puls were measured. Husband's attendance attitude was observed and coded about 90 munites at labor room. Finding was that husband's attitude as ""taking wife's hand"" was beneficial effects to reduce maternal anxiety. This means that it's very important that husband stay with wife with feeling the sympathy of her experience. And characters of women and marital adjustment were produce effects on maternal anxiety.

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