The Effects of Aroma Inhalation on Stress, Fatigue, Mood and Vital Signs of the Perioperative Nurses

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153109
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Presentation
Title:
The Effects of Aroma Inhalation on Stress, Fatigue, Mood and Vital Signs of the Perioperative Nurses
Abstract:
The Effects of Aroma Inhalation on Stress, Fatigue, Mood and Vital Signs of the Perioperative Nurses
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2009
Author:Jo, Min Jeong, RN, MSN
P.I. Institution Name:The catholic University of Korea
Title:Research Assistant
Co-Authors:Myung-Ja Kim, RN, PhD
[Evidence-based Practice Session Presentation] Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of aromatherapy on stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs of the perioperative nurses. Methods: The data were collected from September 2007 to February 2008 in the operating room at K hospital located in Seoul, Korea. A total of 48 perioperative nurses recruited. Of them, 25 nurses were randomly assigned to an experimental group and 23 were assigned to a control group. Those who were in the experimental group were provided with aroma inhalation by necklace which had essential oil mixture of 0.2cc. For aroma inhalation, Lavender, Zeranium and Mazoram were mixed in ratio of 5:3:2. The aroma inhalations were applied to the experimental group during the day duty time. In order to test the effectiveness of aroma inhalation, the pretest and posttest results for stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs were compared between the experimental group and the control group. The data were analyzed by unpaired t-test, paired t-test and ANCOVA using the SPSS program (version 15.0). Results: There were statistically significant decrease in the stress and fatigue scores, increase in the mood scores and showed significant relaxation in the vital signs after the aroma inhalation. Conclusion: In conclusion, the aromatherapy had positive effect on stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs of the perioperative nurses.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Effects of Aroma Inhalation on Stress, Fatigue, Mood and Vital Signs of the Perioperative Nursesen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/153109-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Effects of Aroma Inhalation on Stress, Fatigue, Mood and Vital Signs of the Perioperative Nurses</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2009</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Jo, Min Jeong, RN, MSN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">The catholic University of Korea</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Research Assistant</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">paena@catholic.ac.kr</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Myung-Ja Kim, RN, PhD</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Evidence-based Practice Session Presentation] Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of aromatherapy on stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs of the perioperative nurses. Methods: The data were collected from September 2007 to February 2008 in the operating room at K hospital located in Seoul, Korea. A total of 48 perioperative nurses recruited. Of them, 25 nurses were randomly assigned to an experimental group and 23 were assigned to a control group. Those who were in the experimental group were provided with aroma inhalation by necklace which had essential oil mixture of 0.2cc. For aroma inhalation, Lavender, Zeranium and Mazoram were mixed in ratio of 5:3:2. The aroma inhalations were applied to the experimental group during the day duty time. In order to test the effectiveness of aroma inhalation, the pretest and posttest results for stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs were compared between the experimental group and the control group. The data were analyzed by unpaired t-test, paired t-test and ANCOVA using the SPSS program (version 15.0). Results: There were statistically significant decrease in the stress and fatigue scores, increase in the mood scores and showed significant relaxation in the vital signs after the aroma inhalation. Conclusion: In conclusion, the aromatherapy had positive effect on stress, fatigue, mood and vital signs of the perioperative nurses.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T12:02:58Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T12:02:58Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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