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JBUMS 2018, 20(5): 7-15 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Camellia Sinensis Ointment on Perineal Wound Healing in Primiparous Women
H Shahrahmani, NS Kariman , Sh Jannesari, M Rafieian-Kopaei, M Mirzaei, N Shahrahmani
Research Center of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R.Iran , n_kariman@yahoo.com
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Delay in recovery of episiotomy can lead to infection and persistence of perineal pain. Perineal pain is a stressful problem for primiparous women and has a negative effect on their function.The present study was conducted to determine the effect of Green tea ointment on the healing process of episiotomy.
METHODS: This three-blind clinical trial was conducted on 60 primiparous participated in this research, were divided in two groups: Green tea ointment and placebo ointment. According to the routine of the hospital, 500 mg capsule cephalexin was given to all mothers every six hours for seven days. Mothers used an ointments every 12 hours for a period of ten days in the area of sutures. Wound healing was measured on the fifth and tenth day after delivery using REEDA scale.
FINDINGS: There was no significant difference in demographic features and obstetric variables (for example age and weight newborn). Before the intervention, two groups did not have a significant difference in score of the perineal evaluation scale (p=0.475). The average of this scale on the fifth day in the green tea group was (1.83±1.147) and in placebo group it was (3.33±1.155) on the 10th day, the average of the perineal evaluation scale was (1.2±0.805) for the green tea group and (2.63±1.066) for the placebo group. The average of REEDA scores on the 5th and 10th day after delivery was significantly different between the two groups(p<0.00001)
CONCLUSION: Green tea can improve episiotomy wound healing, due to its healing properties.
Keywords: Episiotomy, Perineum, Wound Healing, Camellia Sinensis
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Type of Study: Interventional | Subject: Midwifery
Received: 2018/01/22 | Accepted: 2018/05/13 | Published: 2018/06/17
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Shahrahmani H, Kariman N, Jannesari S, Rafieian-Kopaei M, Mirzaei M, Shahrahmani N. The Effect of Camellia Sinensis Ointment on Perineal Wound Healing in Primiparous Women . JBUMS. 2018; 20 (5) :7-15
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