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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2014, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 61-68 Back to browse issues page
The effects of breathing techniques on pain intensity of burn dressing
Hedayatolah Lalegani *, Safarali Esmaili, Ali Safdari
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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.
Keywords: Breathing, Pain, Burns, Dressing
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/12 | Accepted: 2014/03/12 | Published: 2014/03/12
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Lalegani H, Esmaili S, Safdari A. The effects of breathing techniques on pain intensity of burn dressing. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2014; 2 (4) :61-68
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