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JPEN 2019, 6(1): 17-22 Back to browse issues page
The influence of the illustrated clothing on fear of admission in children aged 3 to 6 years
Farzaneh Abbasian , Tayyebeh Reyhani , Seyyed Mohsen Asghari Nekah , Hamidreza Behnam Vashani
Instructor, Faculty member of Pediatrics group , School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran , ReyhaniT@mums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Hospitalization causes children to be afraid,and this can be an important factor in delaying their recovery. Nurse's dress creates non-verbal communication and creates a low stressed environment . Children prefer colorful skirts to formal dresses  . Therefore, considering that nurses' appearance in treatment centers plays an important role in creating a sense of trust among patients, especially children, it is advisable for nurses to choose the color and design of their clothes in a way that attracts children's trust and attention. The purpose of this study was to influence of the illustrated clothing on fear of admission in children aged 6 to 3 years.
Methods: In randomized control trial at Imam Reza hospital of Mashhad, 50 children aged between 3 and 6 years old who were admitted and was divided into two groups of intervention and control by simple random assignment. Data were collected using a questionnaire consisting of two sections. In the first part of the form, the individual characteristics were completed by interview and using the children's case file. In the second part, the Child Fear Scale was used to examine the fear.
Results: Findings showed that the level of fear was significantly higher in the control group than the intervention group and this difference was statistically significant (p<0.001).
Conclusion: The study showed that the intervention with illustrated clothing reduces fear in children, therefore, it is recommended to use the illustrated clothing in the pediatric ward to reduce the child's fear.
Keywords: admission, children, fear, nursing clothes
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/06/30 | Accepted: 2018/11/6 | Published: 2019/09/4
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Abbasian F, Reyhani T, Asghari Nekah S M, Behnam Vashani H. The influence of the illustrated clothing on fear of admission in children aged 3 to 6 years. JPEN. 2019; 6 (1) :17-22
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