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Research Paper | Nursing | Canada | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019
Effectiveness of Distraction with Blowing Soap Bubbles on Post-Operative Pain among Children
Kaur Navneet | Sharma Mukeshchandra
Abstract: Pain is an uncomfortable sensation or feeling. It is such an important factor in health that it has been called the fifth Vital Sign. Distraction is a simple and very effective pain reduction method for infants and children. The aim of study was to evaluate effectiveness of distraction with blowing soap bubbles on post-operative pain among children. Method-This study was conducted in Gian Sagar medical College and hospital, Rajpura District Patiala Punjab. . Study design used was factorial design (3X2) factor A was distraction with blowing soap bubbles and duration of distraction with blowing soap bubbles was factor B. Level 1 of factor A was distraction with blowing soap bubbles by researcher and level 2 of factor A was distraction with blowing soap bubbles by child itself at specified time duration of 1 minute, 3 minutes and 5 minutes (level of factor B). Study conducted on 120 postoperative children selected by using simple random sampling. In each cell 10 Subjects were randomly assigned by using lottery method. However, each cell act as control for each other, separate 60 samples in control group were also taken. FLACC scale and Wong Baker Pain rating scale were used for measuring postoperative pain. Results of the study shown the effectiveness of distraction with blowing soap bubbles by comparing mean postoperative pain score of experimental and control group using ANOVA and it was revealed that there is significant difference in mean post-operative pain score of experimental group as compared to control group.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Postoperative pain, Distraction, blowing-soap-bubbles, Children
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,
Pages: 548 - 553