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Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing

Research focus
Thrust Areas:
Antenatal
Postnatal
Labour& Delivery
Neonatal
Women’s Health
Community Midwifery
Adolescent Health
Infertility
Preventive Obstetrics

Projects:

Completed Projects:

Sl.No Title of the project Type of project Name of the project leader Name of funding agency year Year in which started and duration
1 Educative supportive nursing intervention for women in India with cervical abnormalities Ph.D study Ms.S.JNalini Departmental 2005-2011
2 Effectiveness of breast feeding empowerment programme on trio domains and breastfeeding outcome among primigravidae Ph.D study Ms.N.Gayathripriya Departmental 2005-2011
3 Efficacy of progressive muscle relaxation on stress, anxiety and pregnancy outcome among primigravidae Ph.D study Ms.S. Rajeswari Departmental 2008-13 5yrs
4 Effectiveness of pelvic floor rehabilitation on continence and quality of life among women with stress urinary incontinence. Ph.D study Ms.G.Sumathi Departmental 2007-13 6yrs
5 A study to evaluate the effectiveness of lactational counseling on breast engorgement and newborn feeding behavior among primigravidae at Sri Ramachandra Hospital. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Reena.I Guide:S.Rajeswari Departmental 2013 2yrs
6 A study to assess the effectiveness of Benson’s Relaxation Therapy on stress and coping among mothers with high risk pregnancy admitted at antenatal wards of Sri Ramachandra Hospital. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Neethu Mariam Philip Guide:G.Sumathi Departmental 2013 2yrs
7 A study to assess the effect of lavender oil massage on lumbosacral region for labour pain and progress among primiparturients at Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Chennai M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Reena.I Guide: S.J Nalini Departmental 2013 2yrs
8 A study to assess the effect of fetal movement counting on prenatal attachment and maternal worries among primigravidae at selected hospital in Chennai. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Rincy. K Guide:Dr.S.J.nalini Departmental 2013 2yrs
9 A study to assess the effectiveness of aerobic exercises on menstrual distress among adolescent girls with dysmenorrhoea in College of Nursing, at SRU. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Soni.T.Kuttan Guide:G.Sumathi Departmental 2013 2yrs
10 A study to assess the effectiveness of Cardiotocography Training Programme on knowledge and skill of nurses working in maternity units at Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Chennai. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation MSowmya. MN Guide: Dr. N.Gayathripriya Departmental 2013 2yrs
11 Comparison of birth weight changes among neonates born by vaginal delivery and cesarean section B.Sc Nursing Mr. Sivaprakrasam Guide: Dr. S.J. Nalini Summer Chancellor Fellowship Fund, SRIHER 2013 1 yr
12 Effectiveness of hand held video games on the Bio- physical parameters among children subjected to minor surgeries M.Sc Nursing Dissertation/td> Ms.Prathiba Guide:Dr.Anita David Departmental 2014 2Yrs
13 A study to assess the effectiveness of Trigonellafoenum-graecum on menstrual stress among adolescent with dysmenorrhoea in Sri Ramachandra University. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation KKalpana. R Guide: Dr. S.Rajeswari Departmental 2014 2Yrs
14 A study to assess the effectiveness of reflex zone therapy on lactation among primiparous in Sri Ramachandra Hospital. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Loganayagi. R Guide: G.Sumathi Departmental 2014 2Yrs
15 A study to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on legal and ethical aspects in maternity nursing among staff nurses at Sri Ramachandra Hospital. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Priyanka Das Guide: Dr. N.Gayathripriya Departmental 2014 2Yrs
16 A study to assess the effectiveness of lukewarm water compress on prevention of nipple pain and breast engorgement among primi postnatal mothers at Sri Ramachandra Hospital M.Sc Nursing Dissertation SResmy. V. Guide: Dr.S.J.Nalini Departmental 2014 2Yrs
17 A study to assess the effectiveness of aromatherapy massage on arthralgia and well being among menopausal women at SRH. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation SShini Varghese Guide: Dr.S.Rajeswari Departmental 2014 2Yrs
18 Prevalence of Gestational diabetes and associated risk factors at a tertiary care hospital n Tamil Nadu B.Sc Nursing T. Sudha II year,B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) , April 2014 Chancellor summer fellowship Rs10,000 2014 yr
19 A study to assess the effect of peppermint water application on the prevention of Nipple crack among postnatal mothers subjected to cesarean section . M.Sc Nursing Dissertation S.MaryLalrinmawiisailo Guide: Prof.Dr.S.J.Nalini Co-Guide:Ms.R.Sumathi Departmental 2015 2Yrs
20 Assess the effectiveness of Diaper rash preventive strategies of mothers knowledge, practice and occurrence among their Newborn M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Ms.Mahadevi Guide: Dr.S.Rajeswari Co-Guide:Dr.G.Sumathi Departmental 2015 2Yrs

Ongoing Projects:

Sl.No Title of the project Type of project Name of the project leader Name of funding agency year Year in which started and duration
1 A Study to assess the effectiveness of Perimenopausal Empowerment Strategies on stress, Depression and Quality of life among Perimenopausal women National Ms.R.Sumathi Departmental 2014 4 yrs
2 Cross national understanding of terminal suffering among hospitalized South Asians: A mixed methods study international P.I : Dr.S.J.Nalini Co P .I :Dr. B. Sreelekha Mrs. E. Sujitha Dr.S. Aruna Dr. A.Seethalakshmi University GATE , SRIHER 2014 1,00,000
3 A study to assess preterm babies behaviour and skin conductance responses to nurses’s and mothers handling in the NICU at a selected hospital in Chennai M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Angel Roselin.S Guide : Prof.Dr.S.J.Nalini Co-Guide:Ms.V.Santhi /td> Departmental 2015 2 yrs
4 A study to assess the psychosocial health and depression among pregnant women in selected hospital in Chennai. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation ArumaiSelvi.K Guide : Dr.S.Rajeswari Co-Guide:Ms.R.Sumathi Departmental 2015 2 yrs
5 A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding obstetrics emergencies among nurses at selected hospital in Chennai. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation Mercy.G Prof.Dr.S.J.Nalini Co-Guide:Ms.R.Sumathi Departmental 2015 2 yrs
6 A study to assess the knowledge on anemia and adherence to iron folate supplementation among antenatal mothers at a selected hospital in Chennai M.Sc Nursing Dissertation P.SARANYA Guide : Dr.S.Aruna Co-Guide:Dr.R.Poongodi Departmental 2015 2yrs
7 A study to assess the nutritional and psychological factors associated with pica practice among pregnant women in a selected hospital at Chennai. M.Sc Nursing Dissertation SUSILA.F Guide : Prof.Dr.S.J.Nalini Co-Guide:Dr.S.Rajeswari Departmental 2015 2yrs
8 A study to assess the knowledge and attitude on maternal care among spouse of pregnant women at selected hospital in Chennai M.Sc Nursing Dissertation S. VINMATHI Dr.S.Aruna Co-Guide:LizyJoesph Departmental 2015 2yrs

Awards:
NALINI S J DR, Professor has won Bursary award, £1,500 from Palliative care Congress, Glasgow (International recognition)on 3/7/2016.

Ph D Guidance:
Dr. S.J. Nalini is guide for two students in SRIHER, two in Saveetha University and two in Meenakshi University.
Dr. S. Rajeswari is co guide for one student in Meenakshi University.