EFFECT OF COLD COMPRESS ON PERENIUM WOUND HEALING IN THE WORKING AREA OF THE TELAGA DEWA HEALTH CENTER
Keywords:Episiotomy Wound; Cold Compress; Mother Postpartum
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of cold compresses to accelerate healing
of episiotomy sutures in post-natal women. Total samples were 20 postpartum mothers with
second degree episiotomy wounds. This study used primary data (postpartum data and
observation of wound healing every 0 - 7 days using the reeda scale system in the control and
treatment groups. The results of univariate analysis of 20 postpartum mothers showed the
results of research that had been carried out, from 10 postpartum mother respondents who
given cold compress treatment at most healed within 5 days as many as 7 people (70%) and 6
days as many as 3 people (30%) with faster perenium wound healing, while 10 postpartum
mother respondents who were not cold compressed the most recovered> 7 days as many as 9
people (90%) with slow perenium wound healing Results of Bivariate Analysis Of the 20
respondents studied, those who were subjected to cold compresses would experience faster
perenium wound healing (10 people) than those who were not treated with cold compresses.
value = 0.000, which means that there is an effect of cold compresses on perineal wound
healing on the acceleration of healing acceleration perenium injury.