Journal article

An Integrative Review of Interventions to Support Parents When Managing Their Child's Pain at Home

Roses Parker, Stephen McKeever, Theresa Wiseman, Alison Twycross

Pain Management Nursing | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018


To identify interventions aimed at helping parents manage their child's pain at home and to establish which aspects of interventions were effective. Integrative narrative review. MEDLINE, CINAHL Plus, PsychINFO, PsychArticles, AMED, PubMed, Scopus and Web of Knowledge databases were searched in 2016. This narrative synthesis followed Centre for Reviews and Dissemination and Economic and Social Research Council guidance. Reasons attributed to intervention success were analyzed using content analysis. From 2,534 papers, 17 were included. A majority were randomized controlled trials (n = 13) and most addressed postoperative pain (n = 15). A range of interventions were found that directly target..

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