The effects of breathing techniques on pain intensity of burn dressing- A clinical randomized trial

Lalegani, H.A. and Esmaili, S.A. and Safdari, A. (2013) The effects of breathing techniques on pain intensity of burn dressing- A clinical randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, 2 (4).

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Abstract

Background and aim: Burn injury is a major problem that which often leads to hospitalization, surgeries, and treatment costly. Burn Pain was one of the strongest and most usually types of pain. Commonly time of dressing change is the time that burned patients are experience pain most. The present study investigated the effects of breathing techniques on pain intensity of dressing in patients during burns. Methods: This study is a randomized clinical trial, which examined the pain in 68 patients referred to the burn unit of Kashani hospital in the period of March 2012 to August 2013 through random sampling in one of Intervention or control groups were examined. The patients in the intervention group (n=34) and control group (n=34) regarding age, burn factor, and the burn percentage were identical. Results: Before the intervention, the mean dressing pain intensity score in intervention group was 6.32 ± 2.02 and in control group was 5.90 ± 1.98. After the intervention, there were significant difference between the pain intensity after dressing in intervention and control groups (p=0.04). Conclusion: According to our findings, it can be concluded that using breathing techniques can be effective in reducing pain intensity during burn dressing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breathing, Pain, Burns, Dressing
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2017 10:33
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2017 10:34
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6184

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