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Effectiveness of mint leaves paste for reduction of dysmenorrhea among the adolescent girls in govt higher secondary school at Paravai

  title={Effectiveness of mint leaves paste for reduction of dysmenorrhea among the adolescent girls in govt higher secondary school at Paravai},
  author={Rooth Vasantha},
The present study is to identify the effectiveness of mint paste on menstrual pain perception among adolescent girls with dysmenorrhea at selected school in Paravai during the year 2011-12 in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING at College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai which is affiliated to THE TAMILNADU Dr.M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI. Objectives : 1. To assess the level of dysmenorrhea before the intervention. 2. To… 


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