:: Volume 15, Number 5 (August 2017) ::
J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2017, 15(5): 349-356 Back to browse issues page
EFFECT LOCAL HEATING ON SEVERITY PAIN CASUDED BY INTERAVENOUS CANNULATION IN PATIENT WITH OVERWEIGHT
seyed Reza Mazloum [ORCID] 1, Mohsen Tasavori [ORCID] 2, PHD Razieh Froutan [ORCID] 3
1- Faculty Member of Department of Nursing, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (Corresponding Author) , mazlomr@mums.ac.ir
2- MSc Student, Internal Surgery Nursing, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3- Assistant Professor of Nursing Education, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Abstract:   (144 Views)
Background & Aims: The most common reaction is patient pain during veniopuncture. Some studies have shown that local heating effect, but the effect on overweight patients who have more fat tissue has not been.This study aimed to determine the effect local heating on severity pain casuded by interavenous cannulation in patient with overweight.
Materials & Methods: This randomized clinical trial was done on 70 patients with overweight, aged 18-60 years and hospitalized in internal department of Imam Reza (AS) hospital in Mashhad. They met inclusion criteria including the need for venipuncture. Subjects allocated randomly in two groups of experimental and control. For experimental group, local dry heat of 39.5 applied for 10 minutes before venipunctureat the site of venipuncture.The control group had venipuncture without local heating. Severity pain casuded by interavenous cannulation in two groups measured by Visual Analogue Scale. Data were compared by independent sample t-test.
Results: Average pain caused by the intravenous cannulation between intervention and control groups respectively was 4.2±1.4 and 5.2±2 score that were significant statistically (p<.050).
Conclusion: Local heating can be used in venipuncture overweight patients to decrease severity pain casuded by interavenous cannulation in patients.
 
Keywords: Local heating, interavenous cannulation, Overweight
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