Anxiety of the patient who will undergo surgery can result in failure of the operation. One way to overcome anxiety is by using deep breath relaxation techniques with lavender aromatherapy. This study aims to determine the eï¬ÂÃÂect of deep breathing relaxation techniques with lavender aromatherapy on preoperative patient anxiety at Martha Friska Brayan General Hospital, Medan. The study design was a Quasy experiment OneGroup pre-post test. The sample of this study was 23 respondents and the sampling technique used was purposive sampling. Tool to collect data using questionnaires. Based on the results of the study, the level of anxiety of respondents before being given deep breath relaxation techniques with lavender aromatherapy, the majority of patients with severe anxiety as much as 43.5% and after being given deep breathing relaxation techniques and Lavender aromatherapy, the majority of moderate patient anxiety are as much as 56.5%. Wilcoxon test results obtained z=-4,202a with p value=0,000 (p <0.05. In conclusion, there is a signifcant eï¬ÂÃÂect of deep breathing relaxation techniques with lavender aromatherapy on preoperative patient anxiety.
JekAmidos Pardede*, Galvani Volta Simanjuntak and NicoHutama Manalu