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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ICE PACK APPLICATION ON PAIN AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS DURING REMOVAL OF INVASIVE LINES IN A TERTIARY CARE CARDIAC CENTRE, NEW DELHI
Jayanti* and Deepa Chugh
Nowadays many efforts are being done to decreasing cardiovascular diseases which is expeditiously increasing owing to physiological constraints and unhealthy lifestyle. Many patients undergo cardiothoracic surgery, following a cardiothoracic surgery invasive lines are inserted which gives worst experience of pain during removal. The need for pain relief is an important concern today in the society. Hence it is better to add up a non-pharmacological therapy along with medical treatment to maximize the pain control. Ice pack application has a significant short term analgesic effect on pain and physiological parameters of reducing the painful nerve conductions by acting on the gate control system. The non- pharmacological therapies always have its own merits with less side effects which the nurses by their standing orders can implement to the post- surgical patients to lesion the severity of pain.[Full Text Article]