Aboutalebi, M.S and Masoudi Alavi, N and Mosleh, S and Fatemi, N.S and Haghighat, S (2018) PROCEDURAL PAIN AND MANAGEMENT OF THIS PAIN IN TRAUMA PATIENTS IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT. The J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac, Vol 15(12), March, 2018, 15 (12). pp. 902-910.

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In addition to pain that the patients may have due to their chief complaint, painful and healing interventions are actions that can lead to affliction of the patients. The purpose of the present study was to determine the rate and kind of painful interventions and management methods of this pain in trauma patients in an emergency department. Materials & Methods: This study is a descriptive cross-sectional study that has performed on traumatic patients referred to emergency department in ten days consecutively. Patients recruited to study with continuous non-probability sampling and according to entrance criteria. One self-created checklist was used for data collecting. The researcher and related colleague presented in 24 hours in emergency department and filled the checklist. The data analysis was conducted using SPSS software, version 16. Results: The average age of 400 participants was 35.4 that 326 (81.7%) were male. The average of pain severity before and after painful procedure was 6.35±2.69 and 5.57±2.6 respectively that Paired T test showed significant difference between those measures (p=0.000). Totally for 245(%61.2) patients painful interventions were performed. Suture was the most painful intervention (%21.8). Conclusion: Procedural pain is prevalent in emergency department and severity of this pain is moderate so it is necessary to implement more and comprehensive studies about procedural pain and management of this pain. Measures should be taken to pain management of interventions, their variety and quantity, with regard to the complications and limitations of each method

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Procedural pain, Pain management, Wounds and Injuries, Emergency Departments
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 05 May 2018 06:10
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 06:35

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