International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Effectiveness of Nursing Interventions on Pain Associated with Intramuscular Injection

Gitanjali Zore | Ragina Dias

Abstract: Pain is a feeling triggered in the nervous system. Pain may be sharp or dull. Objectives 1. To assess the pain associated with intramuscular injection benzathine penicillin.2. To evaluate the effectiveness of manual pressure application & muscle relaxation therapy on intramuscular injection benzathine penicillin. Methodology -experimental research approach one group pre-test and post test design. The sample composed of 50 patients in age group of 15 - 55 years of diagnosed as RHD and who receive IM injection benzathine penicillin in cardiology OPD of 50 patients were selected by non-probability convenient sampling technique. FINDINGS- Data related to age of respondents illustrate maximum subjects 24 (48 %) belonged to age group of 15-25 year; ; gender depicts that majority subjects that is 30 (60 %) were female. After administration of selected nursing intervention; there was a shift in the number of subjects from severe and moderate response to mild and no response; which shows the effectiveness of nursing interventions in management of pain. In pre test most 39 (78 %) subjects had moderate response followed by 11 (22 %) subjects with severe response none of the subjects were there in no and mild response. The post intervention score revealed that most 47 (94 %) subjectswere in mild response.

Keywords: Effectiveness, Nursing Interventions, Pain, Intramuscular Injection

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,

Pages: 1995 - 2000

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