Ike Nurjana Tamrin*, Elsye Maria Rosa and Dianita Subagyo
Mahasiswa Program Studi Magister Keperawatan, Program Pasca Sarjana,
Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
*Corresponding Author: Ike Nurjana Tamrin, Mahasiswa Program Studi Magister Keperawatan, Program Pasca Sarjana, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Received: December 10, 2019; Published: January 20, 2020
Background: Slow Deep Breathing (SDB) is a breathing technique in which the inner breathing frequencies are below 10 times per minute with a long phase of exhalation. Deep breathing exercises in this method are performed less than the frequency or equal 6 times the treatment. Slow Deep Breathing can increase oxygen supply to the brain and can decrease brain metabolism so that oxygen demand increases. Slow Deep Breathing is also a non-pharmacology action that can reduce pain and anxiety levels in post-surgical patients.
Objective: Know the effect of Slow Deep Breathing on the decrease of pain level in RSUD Sleman Yogyakarta
Methods: The research methodology used is quasy-experiment design with pre-post-test type without control group design. The sample was 30 respondents. The sample measurement is done by Accidental Sampling.
Results: Research shows that there is influence of Slow Deep Breathing on pain decrease p = 0,001 @ = 0,05 where P < 0,05 so it can be concluded that there is significant difference.
Conclusion: This study concluded that the Slow Deep Breathing exercise can significantly decrease the pain levels in post-appendicitis patients in RSUD Sleman Yogyakarta. Exercise Slow Deep Breathing in a self-care nursing care intervention in nursing care, in post-surgical patients especially post-appendicitis patients.
Keywords: Appendicitis; Pain and Slow Deep Breathing
Citation: Ike Nurjana Tamrin., et al. “Effect of Slow Deep Breathing to Decrease of Pain in Post op Apendisitis in Rsud Sleman". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.2 (2020): 01-05.
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