Evaluating the efficacy of the valsalva maneuver on venous cannulation pain: a prospective, randomized study.

@article{Agarwal2005EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the efficacy of the valsalva maneuver on venous cannulation pain: a prospective, randomized study.},
  author={Anand B. L. Agarwal and Prabhat Kumar Sinha and Manish Tandon and Sanjay Dhiraaj and Uttam Bahadur Singh},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={
          1230-2, table of contents
        }
}
UNLABELLED Pain associated with venous cannula is a distressing symptom. We evaluated the efficacy of the Valsalva maneuver on pain associated with venous cannulation. Seventy-five adults, ASA physical status I and II, either sex, undergoing elective surgery, were included in this study. Patients were randomized into 3 groups of 25 each. Group I (C): control; Group II (V): blew into sphygmomanometer tubing and raised the mercury column up to 30 mm Hg for 20 s; Group III (B): pressed a rubber… CONTINUE READING
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