The Effect of Distraction Techniques (Watching Cartoons) on Pain in Children Aged 9-12 Months During Measles Immunization

Authors

  • Ratumas Ratih Puspita STIKes Widya Dharma Husada Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Rita Dwi Pratiwi STIKes Widya Dharma Husada Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Holidah STIKes Widya Dharma Husada Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Akub Selvia STIKes Widya Dharma Husada Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Ade Mayrani Yuniar STIKes Widya Dharma Husada Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Sandeep Poddar Lincoln University College, Malaysia

Abstract

Pain reduction is all children’s need and right. Techniques of pain reduction are divided into two, namely non-pharmacological and pharmacological. Pharmacology is a technique of pain reduction using drugs while non-pharmacological is a way to reduce the pain with distraction techniques. This study purpose was to determine the distraction techniques effect (watching cartoons) on pain based on literature studies. The research method was used to study the literature or study journals from 10 journals. The results of literature studies from 10 journals showed that distraction techniques (watching cartoons) could reduce pain scores and reduce the level of anxiety of children experienced invasive procedures. It concluded that the distraction technique (watching cartoons) can reduce pain scores in children. Suggestions of this literature study results for further researchers who want to do a literature review are advised to collect as many sources as possible (journals and articles) to get maximum results.

Keywords:

Distraction Techniques, Pain, Children

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Published

2021-07-01

How to Cite

Ratumas Ratih Puspita, Rita Dwi Pratiwi, Holidah, Akub Selvia, Ade Mayrani Yuniar, & Sandeep Poddar. (2021). The Effect of Distraction Techniques (Watching Cartoons) on Pain in Children Aged 9-12 Months During Measles Immunization. International Journal of Management and Human Science (IJMHS), 5(3), 53-59. Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/ijmhs/article/view/1522