Journal article

Barriers and Facilitators to Effective Procedural Pain Treatments for Pediatric Patients in the Chinese Context: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

Jiale Hu, Hong Ruan, Qingge Li, Wendy Gifford, Yiyan Zhou, Leilei Yu, Denise Harrison

Journal of Pediatric Nursing | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020


PURPOSE: To explore nurse and physician leaders' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to using evidence-based procedural pain treatments (i.e., sweet solutions, breastfeeding, and topical anesthetics) for hospitalized infants and children in the Chinese context. DESIGN AND METHODS: A descriptive qualitative study was conducted at three pediatric inpatient surgical units in one hospital in China. Purposive sampling was used to recruit nurse/physician leaders who were engaged in the clinical management of the 3 units. Data collection included a focus group and individual interviews. The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) was used to guide the analysis of the data. RE..

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University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Gaoyuan Nursing Grant Support of Shanghai Municipal Education

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the University of Ottawa International Research Acceleration Program (2016-2018) and Gaoyuan Nursing Grant Support of Shanghai Municipal Education (Hlgy1801gj). None of these funders had a role in study design, data collection and analysis, publication decisions, or preparation of the manuscripts.