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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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A Randomized Control Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Cartoon Distraction on Behavior Distress during I.V Cannulation among Hospitalized Children (4-7yrs) in Rajindra Hospital of District Patiala, Punjab

Ravneet Bajwa, Sukhvir Kaur, Tejinder Kaur

Abstract: Introduction: Behavior Distress is common in hospitalized children due to the environment and fear of unknown people and routine procedures which hinders the growth and development in them. Distraction has been shown to minimize children's fear, anxiety, and pain associated with acute painful medical procedures like Cannulation. Aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of cartoon distraction on behavior distress among hospitalized children (4-7yrs) during I.V Cannulation. Method: A randomized control trial was conducted on 80 hospitalized children (40 each in experimental and control group) of age group 4-7yrs selected by Purposive Sampling Technique through random assignment of subjects by using single blind method. Results: The results revealed that there is significant (p

Keywords: Cartoon distraction, IV Cannulation, behavior distress, hospitalized children



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