A Cross-Sectional Review of Pain Management Interventions Used for Painful Pediatric Blood Draw Procedures in Hospital.
Jennifer Revell, Chantal Backman, Susan Vasily, Denise Harrison
Pain Manag Nurs | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: Hospitalized children continue to experience procedural pain due to inconsistent implementation of readily available, evidence-based pain interventions. AIMS: To explore the prevalence of painful blood-testing procedures, pain management interventions, child-caregiver perceptions of effectiveness of, and satisfaction with, pain interventions, and adherence to best practice guidelines. DESIGN: A single-site cross-sectional study using a combination of child-caregiver interviews and chart reviews for hospitalized children, 0-18 years. METHODS: Interviews gathered information about the child's most recent blood test, procedural pain management intervention use, and participant perce..View full abstract