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Pressure ulcers are agonizing and hard to treat. Forestalling pressure ulcers is essential in keeping up solace and treating them is rapidly fundamental. Aloe vera is a trademark source which can be of huge points of interest it isn't simply functional and besides viably open, yet the examination is done to notice the abatement in the recuperating time with the usage of aloe vera gel. The present study aims to assess the impact of aloe vera gel on pressure ulcers. A quantitative approach with one group pre-test-posttest research design was used to conduct the study in Thiruvallur District Head Quarter Government Hospital. 60 samples were chosen by using a convenient sampling technique. Semi-structured questionnaire was used to assemble the in sequence regarding demographic variables. The pre-assessment of the pressure ulcer was measured using PUSH Scale using the ruler and the trace paper. The wound assessment consists of wound size, exudates amount and tissue type. Routine wound dressing procedure was done using aloe vera gel and the post assessment was done on 1st, 5th and 10th day. The study results show significant improvement in the level of wound healing after the intervention at the level of p<0.001. This demonstrates that utilization of aloe vera gel is the savvy and simple technique to improve twisted recuperating of pressure ulcers.

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Pressure Ulcers Aloe Vera Gel Unconscious and Critical Ill Patients

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Dayana, & Suvetha J. (2020). Impact of Aloe Vera gel on Pressure Ulcers: An interventional study. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 399-402. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.3823