Riawati Jahja

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This study examined the impact of an educational intervention (booklet distribution and lectures) on Singaporean nurses' provision of guidance to parents on the use of non-pharmacological methods of pain relief for their child's postoperative pain. Using a quasi-experimental one-group pre- and post-test study design, 134 and 112 registered nurses completed(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine nurses' use of nonpharmacological methods for school-age children's postoperative pain relief. DESIGN AND METHODS A survey was conducted in 2008 with a convenience sample of 134 registered nurses from 7 pediatric wards in Singapore. RESULTS Nurses who were younger, had less education, lower designation,(More)
AIM This paper is a report of study of the impact of an educational intervention in pain management on nurses' self-reported use of non-pharmacological methods for children's postoperative pain relief and their perceptions of barriers that limited their use of these methods. BACKGROUND Non-pharmacological methods have been shown to be effective in(More)
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