Hand and Foot Massage in Postoperative Pain


İstanbul Üniversitesi Florence Nightingale Hemşirelik Yüksekokulu Dergisi, vol.17, no.2, pp.133-136, 2009 (ESCI) identifier


Massage called scientific and systematic manupulations that applied to the body tissues. Postoperative pain happens when nossiseptor are alarmed caused by operative shock and make stress effect on the patients'body. After operative interference massage manupulations that applied to the patients, stimulates A-beta nrons and inhibits nosiseptive stimulate transmission and pain relief. Nossiseptors are found in the skin especially on the hand and foot surface. Thus it is advised that in the postoperative term, the massage interference applied to hands and feet as a manupulation should be applied as a professional nursery interference today.