International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Effect of cellphone interactive games on venipuncture pain among Ill hospitalized Egyptian toddlers and preschoolers
Hanem Abdullha Mohamed
Aim: Explore effect of cellphone interactive games on venipuncture pain among ill hospitalized Egyptian toddlers and preschoolers. Setting: The study was conducted in pediatric surgery and medicine wards at Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital.Data collection tools: 1) Structured interview questionnaire, related to the personal characteristics of children and their mothers; 2) Pain scale: The Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, CONSOL ability pain scale (FLACC). Result: There were highly significant difference between the total pain mean score between the study group and the control group (p. less than 0.001). On the same side there was a highly significant reduction on pain intensity in the study group compared to increased pain intensity in the control group with a P. value at 0.001.