A qualitative inquiry of Taiwanese children's pain experiences.

  title={A qualitative inquiry of Taiwanese children's pain experiences.},
  author={S T Cheng and Roxie L. Foster and Nancy O Hester and Chu-yu Huang},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  volume={11 4},
Little information was found in studying Taiwanese children's pain experiences. Because pain is culturally shaped, health care providers should not assume Taiwanese children's pain to be identical to those of children in the US. Thus, a qualitative descriptive study with semi-structured interview of 90 hospitalized Taiwanese children with acute pain was conducted to understand Taiwanese children's pain experiences. Krippendorff's (1980) content analysis was used to guide the data analysis… CONTINUE READING