International Journal of Health Science and Technology
Vol 3, No 3 (2022): April

The effect of nei-guan point acupressur massage on emesis gravidarum

Prasanti Adriani (Universitas Harapan Bangsa)
Suryo Ediyono (Universitas Sebelas Maret)
Mariah Ulfah (Universitas Harapan Bangsa)
Siti Haniyah (Universitas Harapan Bangsa)

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Publish Date
18 Apr 2022


Excessive nausea and vomiting can threaten the health of pregnant women and fetuses, about 80% of pregnant women are treated for hyperemesis gravidarum. Nie-Guan point acupressure massage is a non-pharmacological treatment that can treat nausea and vomiting for pregnant women. The aim of this research to determine the effect of Nei-Guan point acupressure massage on emesis gravidarum. Design of this study was a quasi-experimental study with a nonequivalent control group design approach. Age, intervention and control were mostly at high risk 11 people (73%) and 10 people (67%). The most education is secondary in the intervention group 12 people (80%) and the control group 13 people (87%). Most of the respondents as IRT in the intervention group were 8 people (53%) and in the control group 10 people (67%). Pregnancy in the intervention and control groups was the same in primigravida 8 people (54%). The management of nausea and vomiting that is most often done is by giving warm and refreshing drinks, but not a few mothers also refuse, one non-pharmacological approach that can be given is acupressure (Grove et all, 2015). This study explains that giving acupressure point P6 (Nei-Guan) has an effect on emesis gravidarum. 

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International Journal of Health Science and Technology published since July 2019 with ISSN Online: 2685-8673 by LPPM Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. IJHST Published third a year in January, July and November. This journal contains research papers as results of research which have already been ...