[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 15, Issue 5 (9-2013) ::
JBUMS 2013, 15(5): 45-51 Back to browse issues page
The Effects of Lavendula Aroma on the Accuracy of Intensive Care Nurses
AA Ghods, N Sotodehasl , R Ghorbani, M Valian
Abstract:   (5449 Views)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Nursing is considered as one of the most stressful professions. Working in night shifts, long shifts and unpredictable type of activities increased the likelihood of fatigue. This situation reduces physical performance and capacity of nurses and their accuracy and increases the likelihood of errors. Considering calming essence can reduce anxiety and warring, this study examines the effect of lavendula essence oil on the accuracy of intensive care nurses.
METHODS: In this semi experimental study, 32 female nurses who working in intensive care unit in hospitals of Semnan were selected by convenience method. Subjects completed Bonardel accuracy questionnaire before intervention and then were given inhalation lavendula or placebo randomly for one hour. After intervention, subjects completed Bonardel accuracy questionnaire again and the results compared. (IRCT: 201104306342N1)
FINDINGS: Based on the results, 81.3% of nurses (n=26) were married, 56.3% (n=18) had less than five years of work experience and 62.5% (n=20) of them were aged 20-29 years. The mean and standard deviation of accuracy changes before and after the intervention in lavendula was 13.81±4.97 and in placebo was 1.07±1.80 that there was a significant difference between them (p<0.001).
CONCLUSION: The results showed that lavender essence can promote of intensive care nurses accuracy.

Keywords: Aromatherapy, Lavendula, Accuracy, Nurses, Intensive unit.
Full-Text [PDF 295 kb]   (1363 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Biochemical
Accepted: 2014/06/11 | Published: 2014/06/11

XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Ghods A, Sotodehasl N, Ghorbani R, Valian M. The Effects of Lavendula Aroma on the Accuracy of Intensive Care Nurses. JBUMS. 2013; 15 (5) :45-51
URL: http://jbums.org/article-1-4519-en.html

Volume 15, Issue 5 (9-2013) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی بابل Journal of Babol University of Medical Sciences

The Journal of Babol University of Medical Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 34 queries by YEKTAWEB 3921