A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Music Therapy on Reduction of Pain among Children who Underwent Abdominal Surgery in Postoperative Wards at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai

Parimalam, V (2014) A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Music Therapy on Reduction of Pain among Children who Underwent Abdominal Surgery in Postoperative Wards at Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

METHODS: Pre experimental research design was utilized and data collected by purposive sampling technique. The tool used for the study consists of demographic data, Wong baker’s faces pain scale and physiological parameters. The population of this study were 60 children of both sexes in the age group of 6 to 12 years. Conceptual framework used for the study was Roy’s adaptation theory. RESULTS: The findings of the study revealed that on an average, in Pre-assessment, children were 7.60 score and in Post assessment, children were 2.60 score. Difference is 5.00 score. The difference between Pre-assessment and Post-assessment pain score was large and it was statistically significant. The pain reduction was evidenced by the reduction on the physiological parameters like Heart rate, Respiratory rate, Systolic Blood pressure, and Diastolic Blood Pressure. Morning Pre-assessment Mean Heart Rate score was 98.60 and the evening Post-assessment score was 91.60 and the morning Pre-assessment mean Respiratory score was 27.30 and evening Post-assessment score was 23.00, morning Pre-assessment mean SBP score was 104.92 and the evening Post-assessment SBP score was 97.50 and morning Pre-assessment mean DBP score was 65.88 and evening Post-assessment DBP score was 60.73.The association between level of pain reduction score and children demographic variables. Younger children, more educated mothers, more income family and joint family children were more reduced pain than others. CONCLUSION: Music therapy is very effective in reduction of postoperative pain in children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness ; Music Therapy ; Reduction ; Pain ; Children ; Underwent Abdominal Surgery ; Postoperative Wards ; Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children ; Egmore ; Chennai.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2018 14:23
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2018 14:23
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/9545

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