THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WARM COMPRESSES TO THE REDUCTION OF PRIMER MENSTRUAL PAIN (DISMINOREA) IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WARM COMPRESSES TO THE REDUCTION OF PRIMER MENSTRUAL PAIN (DISMINOREA) IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS

Laily Prima Monica
STIKes Patria Husada Blitar
Email : laily_prima@yahoo.com

Abstract

Giving a warm compress both given during menstruation and menstrual pain experienced (disminorea)  primer,  helps  to  stretch    the  muscles  of  the  uterus  to  contract  when menstruation and blood flow.  Pre - experimental research design. The population in this study was 234 girls boarding school in the village Maftahul  Uluum Jatinom Kanigoro District of Blitar. The sampling technique used purposive sampling. The research was Conducted on 30 July 2015 in the Maftahul Uluum Jatinom Kanigoro District of Blitar boarding school. The statistical test used Wilcoxon Sing Rank Test and was assisted using SPSS for windows.

The  result  showed  a  decrease  in  the  percentage  of  menstrual  pain  scale (dysmenorrhoea) primer before and after being given a warm compress that pain scale was from 60% to 20%. Then, there was the increase in scale of menstrual pain (dysmenorrhoea) primer on mild pain scale that was from 33.3% to 66.7% and there was no pain on a scale from 0% to 13,3. Based on statistical test obtained Wlicoxon Signed Rank Test p value = 0.004, so the p value = 0,004 <α = 0.05, meant that there were effect of a warm compress to decrease menstrual pain (dysmenorrhoea) primer in adolescent girls. Warm compresses is one method that can reduce the pain that occurs when disminorea in adolescent girls.

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