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Evaluation of the effect of distraction in the two groups of inflating the balloon and mother’s armsonthe pain of venipuncture in children aged 3-6

Authors: Ehsan Rahmanian, Mohammad SadeghSanie, NavidKalaniand Mohammad Radmehr

Int J Med Res Health Sci.331-335 | pdf PDF Full Text

Children get irritable, restless and excited in response to pain. Most children predict the pain induced by injection
and prevent it by non-conformist behavior associated with anxiety before injection. They usually spend a lot of time
to accept the injection. Thus, the present study aims to evaluate of the effect of distraction in the two groups of
inflating the balloon and mother’s arms on the pain of venipuncture in children aged 6 -3. This study was conducted
in a cross-sectional way.Sampling was performedin an available and random manner from all children admitted to
the pediatric ward (44 patients) of Peymanieh hospital of Jahrom. Data tools consisted of three questionnaires:
demographic questionnaire, the scale of pain behavioral study in children and numerical scale to assess pain.
Information was conducted by descriptive statisticsindicators such as percentage and mean and paired T tests.
Mann-Whitney test results showed that there was no significant difference between blowing up balloons group and
mother’s arm groupin terms of the scale of pain behavioral study and numerical scale to assess pain(p-value>
0.05). Performing Distraction program reduces pain resulting from medical procedures in childre

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