Effectiveness of cryotherapy on arteriovenous fistula puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis in a selected hospital at Coimbatore.

Sivagami, R (2011) Effectiveness of cryotherapy on arteriovenous fistula puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis in a selected hospital at Coimbatore. Masters thesis, Annai Meenakshi College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

The main aim of the present study was to evaluate the “ Effectiveness of cryotherapy on AVF puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis. The objectives of the study were; To evaluate the effectiveness of cryotherapy on AVF puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis. To determine the association between level of ArterioVenous Fistula puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis with their selected demographic variables (Age, Sex, Educational status, Duration of illness, and Frequency of dialysis per month). The research design adopted was quasi experimental pretest posttest design with control group. The conceptual framework for this study was based on Modified Katharine Kolcaba’s theory of comfort (1994). The study was conducted in SPT hospitals, at Coimbatore. Non-probability purposive sampling technique was adopted to select the desired sample. The sample size was 60. As an intervention, cryotherapy was administered for the experimental group. The data was collected through Standardized Numerical Pain Assessment scale. The collected data were analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistical methods. ‘t’ test was used to evaluate the effectiveness of cryotherapy on AVF puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis. The finding of the study revealed that cryotherapy helps in decreasing the level of AVF puncture related pain among clients undergoing hemodialysis.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cryotherapy; Arteriovenous Fistula Puncture; Pain; Hemodialysis; Coimbatore.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2018 09:27
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2018 09:27
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5752

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