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Maryam Marofi M, Siros Fard M, Alimohammadi N I. The effect of aromatherapy with Rosa damascene mill and pelargonium graveolens on post-operative pain intensity in pediatric. JAP 2015; 6 (1) :64-73
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5195-en.html
1- Nursing & Midwifery Faculty Of Isfahan ,Iran
2- Isfahan Medical Science University,Isfahan, Iran
3- Isfahan University of Medical Sciences,Isfahan ,Iran , alimohammadi@nm.mui.ac.ir
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Background:Children's Hospital, they were exposed to various therapeutic interventions that can be painful ,Including postoperative pain is the most common complaints, This study aimed to investigate the effect of aromatherapy on pain in children after surgery is performed. Methods: In a double blind placebo-controlled clinical trail we selected 96 children with 3-6 years old in ease way and divided randomly into three groups. Patient in group A were given inhalation aromatherapy with Rosa damascene mill and in group B, pelargonium graveolens and group C were given almond oil as a placebo. Inhalation aromatherapy used at the first time of child enter to ward as the 0 time and then at 3, 6, 9 and 12 hours afterward and common treatment to palliative pain were used in each three groups. 30 minuets after per time aromatherapy, the postoperative pain in children were evaluated with the Toddler Preschooler Postoperative Pain Scale (TPPPS). data was statistically analyzed using chi-square test, one way analysis of variance and repeated measure test. Results: We found that the pain score at the first time of child enter to ward (before received any aromatherapy or palliative care) have no significant different between three groups. After each time of aromatherapy and at the end of treatment, the pain score were reduced in two aromatherapy groups (Rosa damascene mill and pelargonium graveolens) more than placebo group and severity of pain reduction have no significant different between this two groups (Rosa damascene mill and pelargonium graveolens). Conclusions: According to our study, aromatherapy with Rosa damascene mill or pelargonium graveolens can use in postoperative pain in children with other common treatment without any significant side effects.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Acute pain managment
Received: 2015.02.17 | Accepted: 2015.03.27 | Published: 2015.03.27

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