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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 14(4): 343-351 Back to browse issues page
EFFECT OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ON FATIGUE AND HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS IN ELDERLY WOMEN WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
Ms. Tahereh Bahrami1, Dr. Nahid Rejeh 2, Dr. Majideh Heravi Karimooi3, Mr. Seyyed Davood Tadrisi4, Dr. Gholamreza Amin5
1- MS student of geriatric nursing Shahed university
2- Associate Professor Shahed university , nrejeh@yahoo.com
3- Associate Professor Shahed university
4- Master of Management and Nursing Education Baqiyatallah University
5- Professor Tehran University
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Received: 4 Feb, 2016; Accepted: 9 Apr, 2016

Abstract

Background & Aims: Fatigue is one of the fundamental problems of elderly patients with heart disease. Due to the number of drugs in elderly patients with heart disease, the use of complementary treatments to control their fatigue is growing. This study was designed by the aim of determining the effect of aromatherapy massage on fatigue and hemodynamic parameters in elderly women with acute coronary syndrome.

Materials & Methods: In this randomized clinical trial, 62 elderly women with acute coronary syndrome admitted to the CCU of Mostafa Khomeini hospital (2015) were randomly allocated into case and control groups. The study group received 20 minutes reflexology massage with lavender essential oil. The control group received routine care. For analyzing the data, U man Whitney, and t- test were performed by using the SPSS16.

Results: U man Whitney test showed that the difference between the experimental and control groups was significant different (p<0/007). A significant reduction in systolic blood pressure, diastolic, mean blood pressure and o2 saturation (p=0/003) was seen.

Conclusion: Aromatherapy massage had positive effects on reducing fatigue in elderly women with acute coronary syndrome and probably effective in reducing fatigue; Also, due to changes in the acceptable changes hemodynamic parameters, aromatherapy massage is recommended as a non-pharmacological intervention is.

Keywords: fatigue, acute coronary syndrome, hemodynamic factors, aromatherapy massage
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Bahrami T, Rejeh N, Heravi Karimooi M, Tadrisi S D, Amin G. EFFECT OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ON FATIGUE AND HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS IN ELDERLY WOMEN WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 14 (4) :343-351
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