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The Effect of Hand Holding on Anxiety, Pain, and Satisfaction under Local Anesthesia Patients During Surgery

  • Crisisonomy
  • Abbr : KRCEM
  • 2015, 11(1), pp.263-277
  • Publisher : Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Policy > Public Policy in general

LEE JI MIN 1

1세명대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to examine the hand holding effects on anxiety, pain, and satisfaction for local anesthesia patients in plastic surgery. The research design was the non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest design. It studied from May of 2012 to October of 2013. A total of 47 participants were underwent plastic surgery with local anesthesia. Those in the experimental group(n=25) were provided with nursing intervention of hand holding and conventional music therapy, whereas the control group(n=22) were received conventional music therapy. The main outcome variables were measured including pre-postoperative anxiety, intraoperative pain, and postoperative satisfaction of patients in both groups. The collected data were analyzed with the frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, paired t-test and t-test using SPSS/WIN 19.0 program. Those patients in experimental group showed significantly decreased state anxiety. Pain was significantly lower in the experimental group than the control group. And patients΄ satisfaction were significant higher in the experimental group. The results provided that hand holding was effective in managing pain, anxiety, and satisfaction for local anesthesia patients in plastic surgery. Therefore, the hand holding could be recommended as a nursing intervention for surgery patients.

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