The effect on pain and anxiety levels of using DistrACTION (R) Cards to distract children during a skin-prick test: a randomized controlled experimental study


ERDİM L.

MINERVA PEDIATRICS, vol.74, no.2, pp.167-175, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s2724-5276.21.06008-0
  • Journal Name: MINERVA PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.167-175
  • Keywords: Anxiety, Child, Fear, Pain measurement, Parents, PROCEDURAL PAIN, PASSIVE DISTRACTION, MANAGEMENT, DISTRESS, HYPNOSIS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The effect of using DistrACTION (R) Cards (MMJ Labs, Atlanta, GA, USA) to distract children aged 6-10 during a skin-prick test on their levels of pain and anxiety was explored in this study.