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NNJ. 2014; 3(4): 20-21


Comparative study to assess the effectiveness of Honey Application verses Betadine Dressing on wound healing among patients with ulcers in selected hospital at Nellore.

'A.Latha', 'Jyothsna'..

Abstract
Wound is fundamental management in the practice of surgery. A wound can result from either an external or an internal insult, such as mechanical insult, thermal insult, or radiation therapy.

The study aims in comparing the effectiveness between honey application and betadine on wound healing among patients with chronic ulcer.

Experimental post test design was used to assess the effectiveness of honey application versus betadine dressing on wound healing among patients with ulcers in NMCH. The patient who full filled the inclusion criteria are selected for the study. Informed consent was taken from the wound ulcer patients. Total 60 Patients were selected by using non-probability convenience sampling technique. The honey dressing was done for 30 sample and betadine, dressing for 30 samples once in a day for 7 days. Jensen wound Assessment tool is used to assess the wound healing among two groups before and after the intervention.
The study concludes that application of honey on wound healing was more affective than the application of betadine dressing

Key words: Betadine, Honey dressing.



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