Volume 11, Issue 2 (6-2020)                   JAP 2020, 11(2): 80-88 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Jahrom University of Medical Sciences
2- Jahrom University of Medical Sciences , nasimif@yahoo.com
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 Aims and background: Pain is one of the most common clinical symptoms faced by nurses, so its control and taxis are considered as nursing priorities and In this regard, knowledge, nursing skills and attitude are needed. Heading to this field, this study aimed to investigate the effect of teaching the principles of pain management on knowledge of nurses in the neonatal and pediatric intensive care unit. Materials and methods: This clinical trial study was carried out on nurses working in Neonatal and pediatric intensive care units of Motahari Hospital in Jahrom within year 1396. The nurses working in these parts were selected by census method and then divided into two intervention and control groups for the workshop randomly. This study was carried out in two stages. At first, the researcher had a questionnaire about pain management knowledge for all personnel. In the second stage, nurses were randomly divided into two groups: control and intervention; participating in a workshop on pain assessment and control methods, a questionnaire was completed by the personnel one month later. Data were analyzed using SPSS 21 software. Finding: The results of the research showed that the mean score of knowledge in the test group was significantly higher than the pre-test group (P <0.001). Also, in the stage of postoperative and post-test, the two groups showed significant differences in knowledge (P <0.001). Conclusion:Results indicated that pain management training workshop was effective on increasing each of the knowledge and practice factors of nurses in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit after intervention.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Acute pain managment
Received: 2020.03.22 | Accepted: 2020.05.3 | Published: 2020.06.30

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