Study to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery on reduction of pain among post operative children in selected hospital at Kerala.

Susan, Thomas (2011) Study to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery on reduction of pain among post operative children in selected hospital at Kerala. Masters thesis, Matha College of Nursing, Manamadurai.

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Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery on reduction of pain among post operative children in selected hospital at Kerala. OBJECTIVES: To assess the level of post operative pain before guided imagery among children in selected hospital at Kerala. To assess the level of post operative pain after guided imagery among children in selected hospital at Kerala. To find out the effectiveness of guided imagery on reduction of pain among post-operative children. To associate the level of pain and selected demographic variables of post operative children such as age, sex, education, parent’s education, postoperative period, type of surgery. Hypotheses; The mean post test pain level score will be significantly lower than the mean pre test score among post operative children. Their will be a significant association between post operative pain level among children and selected demographic variables such as age, sex, education, parent’s education, post-operative period and type of surgery. Operational Definition; Guided Imagery: In this study it refers that the children were asked to tell the story by seeing the pictures and CD’s. Shown by the researcher. Effectiveness: In this study it refers to the extent of pain reduction after giving guided imagery as measured by FLACC scale. Pain: It refers to the response of discomfort and distress experienced by the clients on 2nd ,3rd and 4th post operative days as measured by FLACC scale (face, leg, activity, cry and consol ability) Post operative children: Children those who are in the post operative ward on 2nd ,3rd and 4th day. ASSUMPTION; Pain will be reduced after giving guided imagery. Guided imagery is one of the best interventions to reduce the pain. LIMITATION; Study will be limited up to 60 samples. Study period is limited up to 6 week. PROJECTED OUT COME; This study will help to assess the level of pain in post operative children after guided imagery. This study finding will be helpful in reducing post operative pain for children using guided imagery.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Imagery; Reduction of Pain; Post Operative Children; Kerala.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2017 06:29
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2017 06:29
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4939

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