Effectiveness of Deep Breathing Exercise Regarding Dysponea Among Covid19 Patients in Selected Hospitals at Kashmir.

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Saif Ullah Sheikh
Aneesa Rehmani
Nasiya Wani


Background of the study: The outbreak was just labeled a deadly disease by the World Health Organization. Respiratory infection has been classed as a sepsis illness under China prevention and stoping of infection, with prevention and control procedures for Category A infectious diseases in place. Breathlessness, often known as difficulty breathing is a common and uncomfortable respiratory ailment. It has been proposed that the central nervous system's participation in the awareness of other subjective feelings influences the sense of dyspnoea. Dyspnoea is a common and uncomfortable respiratory ailment. It has been proposed that the subjective sense of difficulty breathing is related to the central nervous system. Breathlessness, commonly known as difficulty breathing, is a frequent and distressing ailment. It has been postulated that the impression of this condition is governed by a central nervous system pathway involved in the feeling of dyspnoea, regardless of the underlying aetiology. The primary goal of this study was to compare the level of dysponea in covid19 customers in the study group before and after breathing exercise.


Quasi experimental research design, non-randomized control group pre test-post test technique was used in this work. The 120 patients for the study were chosen using a purposive sample technique. The study was carried out in a government hospital in the Kashmir region, and data collection methods included demographic information, the modified difficulty breathing point, and a deep breathing exercise intervention. The instrument was finalized by five medical and nursing specialists, and a pilot study was conducted to assess its clarity, ambiguity, and feasibility on a similar topic. Statistical analysis was utilized to evaluate the experimental data. The dysponea was evaluated using the modified Borg scale. In place of counseling, the experimental group received a 25-minute deep breathing exercise intervention twice a day.


The 't' value for the study group was 8.51, which was indication at the p0.05 level. As a result, H2 is adequate. Deep breathing exercise was found to be useful in lowering dysponea in the experimental group of covid-19 patients. In the control group, the obtained 't' value was 1.90, which was not important at the p0.05 level. As a result, H2 is adequate. There is no statistically significant difference between the pretest and posttest in the control group. In covid-19 patients, there was a significant relationship between dysponea and demographic variables such as educational status; however, there was no relationship between age, gender, marital status, occupation, family history of corona virus 2019, duration of covid-19, smoking habits, and continuous breathing difficulty.


Study concluded that current investigation. Deep breathing exercises are useful in reducing respiratory problems in covid-19 patients.

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Saif Ullah Sheikh, Aneesa Rehmani, & Nasiya Wani. (2023). Effectiveness of Deep Breathing Exercise Regarding Dysponea Among Covid19 Patients in Selected Hospitals at Kashmir . Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 1033–1047. Retrieved from https://jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/1121


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