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Knowledge, attitude and performance of the nurses working in neonatal wards about treatment of pain in neonates

(2016) Knowledge, attitude and performance of the nurses working in neonatal wards about treatment of pain in neonates. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. pp. 2796-2801. ISSN 09742115 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Since the knowledge, attitude and performance of nurses about pain can make a significant contribution to manage and reduce the pain of patients, this study aimed to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses about pain of children. In this cross sectional study (2014 ) of all nurses of pediatric, infant and neonatal intensive units in northern region of Khuzestan Province in Iran, with a six-part questionnaire related to pain in children (including demographic characteristics, knowledge, attitude and practice), were evaluated and results were analyzed using descriptive statistics and logistic regression by SPSS software. among the 76 collected questionnaires, average work experience was 9.93 Year and average general knowledge of nurses about pain was 71.71 , past training has been an important factor in increasing the level of this knowledge (p=0.04). Nurses' attitude about painful procedures showed lumbar puncture causes the highest level of pain in children. Nurses also knew distraction as the best way to reduce pain feeling during blood sampling and defined observing the child's face as the best method for pain assessment and knew distraction and the massage as best non-pharmacologic method to reduce pain. Perceptions, attitudes and individual behavior exist in the context of the understanding, treatment and assessing of pain in children and babies which by totaling the results of these studies and then re-Test reliability and validity, can be included in educational books.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Attitudes Children Knowledge Nurses Opinions Pain blood sampling child clinical study cross-sectional study data analysis software doctor patient relation human human tissue infant Iran logistic regression analysis lumbar puncture massage newborn nurse pain assessment perception questionnaire reliability statistics validity work experience
Page Range: pp. 2796-2801
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 9
Number: 4
ISSN: 09742115 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.dums.ac.ir/id/eprint/482

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