MIDWIFERY STUDENTS EXPERIENCED DYSMENORRHOEA AND THEIR APPLICATIONS TO COPE WITH IT
MIDWIFERY STUDENTS EXPERIENCED DYSMENORRHOEA AND THEIR APPLICATIONS TO COPE WITH IT Özlem Karabulutlu Volume : 1 Issue : 1 Pages : 1-15 Year : 2014
Abstract The study was conducted as a descriptive to determine the dysmenorrhoea status and coping practices of midwifery students who were enrolled in Atatürk University Faculty of Health Sciences.
The universe of this study included 201 midwifery students. The choice of sampling wasn?t done. 155 students who are ready on the day when the research was done who received education at the Faculty of Health Sciences in the academic year of 2012-2013 and accept to participate in the study were included in the study. The data were collected by means of question form prepared by the researcher using information in literature.
At the end of the research we found that 93had dysmenorrhea, in 32.3dysmenorrhoea was starting at beginning of menstruation and 46.5goes on first day of menstruation. It was determined that the most of the coplaints about dysmenorrhoea was abdominal pain (45.8).Also ın the distribution of the students' menstrual complaints, 44.5 experienced back pain, 45.8 experienced abdominal pain, 42.6 experienced irritability, 40.6 experienced breast sensitivity/pain every cycle. 50.3Bed resting was coping practice with dysmenorrhoea. According to the statistical analyze; experiencing dysmenorrhoea has been not affected by age and family history (pgt;0.05) however affected by class of students (plt;0.05).
The students' were lived premenstrual symptoms and dysmenorrhoea, and they had insufficient knowledge of procedures for relief. In order to decrease the negative effects of PMS and dysmenorrhoea, it is recommended to create awareness about PMS and school health nurses or health professionals in the health care institutions to act as a consultant and educator in the support of students about PMS and dysmenorrhoea.
Keywords : Dysmenorrhoea, midwifery students, cope with Download File