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Title: Procedural and postoperative pain management in children: experiences, assessments and possibilities to reduce pain, distress and anxiety
Authors: Nilsson, Stefan R
Department: Other
Issue Date: 2010
ISSN: 1654-3602
ISBN: 978-91-85835-12-6
Pages: 69
Series/Report no.: Dissertation Series. School of Health Sciences
13
Publisher: Högskolan i Jönköping
Media type: text
Publication type: report
Subject Category: Subject categories::Social Sciences Interdisciplinary::Nursing
Strategic Research Area: Integrated nursing science
Abstract: Children’s visits to hospital are often connected with painfulexaminations and treatments. If these situations are associated withunsuccessful alleviation of pain, the children may develop distress, anxiety and even pain sensitization. Effective pain management including pharmacological treatment and coping methods that support the children when undergoing examinations or treatments could reduce these harmful effects. Distraction methods such as serious games and music medicine are techniques to deviate attention away from procedural or postoperative pain, and these may help children create positive experiences. There is a need to examine these interventions among children in hospital.
URI/URL: http://hj.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:371276/FULLTEXT01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2320/11480
Sustainable development: sustainable development
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