Effectiveness of Ice Application on pain perception among children receiving vaccination in selected hospital, Kanyakumari District

Mary Shalini Binu, M (2014) Effectiveness of Ice Application on pain perception among children receiving vaccination in selected hospital, Kanyakumari District. Masters thesis, St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Nursing, Chunkankadai.

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Abstract

A quasi experimental study to assess the effectiveness of ice application on pain perception among children receiving vaccination in selected hospitals, Kanayakumari District. The Quasi Experimental post test only control group design was adopted. The among children receiving vaccination in Gerdi Gut perle Agasthiyar child care centre, vellamadam and Dr. Jayaharan memorial hospital, Nagercoil (study group and Control group) were chosen for the study. The sample size was 60 and was drawn through purposive sampling technique. The pain score was assessed by using wong backers pain rating scale. Ice application was administered for study group. Immediately assess the pain perception. . The data gathered were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistical method and interpretations were made on the basis of the objectives of the study. Majority of demographic variables includes, in study group 15(50%) of them were male children, 22 (73.4%) receive supportive system from mother, 29 (96.7%) of them were awaked during vaccination, 26 (86.7%) of them had 4- 6 years of experience of the injecting nurse, 23 (76.7%) of them were between 10 kg to 12kg, 30 (100%) of them had previous pain experience. In control group17 (56.7 %) of them were female children, 12 (40%) receive supportive system from mother,21 (70%) of them were awakened, 16 (53.3%) of them had 4 to 6 years experience, 18 (60%) of them were from 10kg to 12kg, 30 (100%)of them had previous pain experience. In study group the mean value is 6.8, the standard deviation was 2.65 and control group the mean value is 8.66, the standard deviation was 1.34 and ‘T’ value is 5.9 which is significant at p < 0.05.It shows that Ice application was effective among children receiving vaccination. Hence the research hypothesis H1 is accepted. There is no significant association (p < 0.05) between the pain perception among children receiving vaccination in study and control group with their selected demographic variables in study group and control group. Hence H2 is not accepted. Thus the result of the study showed that Ice application was effective in Children receiving vaccination.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 301216953
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness ; Ice Application ; pain perception ; children ; vaccination ; selected hospital ; Kanyakumari District.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 25 Dec 2018 01:29
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2019 02:25
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10198

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