Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

Open Access

Diptimayee Bhujabal

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences (KINS), KIIT Deemed to be University,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha

  • Research Article
    Association of Striae Gravidarum Score with Perineal Trauma among Primi-para Mothers
    Author(s): Diptimayee Bhujabal, Kalyani Rath and Pramila BaxlaDiptimayee Bhujabal, Kalyani Rath and Pramila Baxla

    Striae gravidarum are a form of scaring on the skin with an off colour hue. Striae gravidarum found during pregnancy may be indicative of poor skin elasticity. Patients with striae gravidarum are at higher risk for lacerations at the time of vaginal delivery than patients who do not have abdominal stretch marks. A observational study was undertaken to find out the association of striae gravidarum score with perineal trauma among primi-para mothers. The conceptual framework adopted for this study was based on the Erikson, Tomlin, Mary Ann’s model of Adaptive Potential Assessment Model. In this study consecutive sampling technique was used to select 372 primi mothers who are meeting sampling criteria. Atwal numerical scale was used to assess the total striae gravidarum score and Observation for perineal trauma among primi-para mothers was done in labour room of District Headquarte.. Read More»

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