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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014


Effectiveness of Helfer Skin Tap Technique and Routine Technique on Pain Reduction among Patients Receiving Intramuscular Injection at Government General Hospital, Puducherry

Prof. Dr. A. Maria Therese | Suriya Devi


Abstract: This study was conducted to assess the Effectiveness of Helfer Skin Tap Technique and Routine Technique on Pain Reduction among Patients Receiving Intramuscular Injection at Government General Hospital, Puducherry by Simple random sampling technique (lottery method), 25 subjects were first assigned for intramuscular injection using Helfer Skin Tap Technique followed by Routine Technique for the next dose of injection and other 25 subjects were first assigned for intramuscular injection using Routine Technique followed by Helfer Skin Tap Technique for the next dose of injection. The subjects were examined with 4 variables viz pain, systolic and diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate. The intervention was implemented for four continuous days for both the groups. It was indicated that the perception of pain intensity is less when intra muscular injection is administered using Helfer Skin Tap Technique. Helfer Skin Tap Technique can be implemented in intramuscular injection technique while caring for patients in various clinical settings. Key words: Helfer Skin Tap Technique, Intramuscular Injection


Keywords: Helfer Skin Tap Technique, Intramuscular Injection


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,


Pages: 1446 - 1449

Effectiveness of Helfer Skin Tap Technique and Routine Technique on Pain Reduction among Patients Receiving Intramuscular Injection at Government General Hospital, Puducherry


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Prof. Dr. A. Maria Therese, Suriya Devi, "Effectiveness of Helfer Skin Tap Technique and Routine Technique on Pain Reduction among Patients Receiving Intramuscular Injection at Government General Hospital, Puducherry", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SEP14627, Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014, 1446 - 1449, #ijsrnet

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