Distraction-Based Interventions for Children Undergoing Venipuncture Procedures: A Randomized Controlled Study

Hui-Chen Kuo, Hsiao-Hsien Pan, Debra K. Creedy, Ying Tsao
  • Clinical Nursing Research, December 2016, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/1054773816686262

Interventions for Hospitalized Children

What is it about?

This study examined the effects of distraction interventions on behavioral distress related to venipuncture procedures in Taiwanese children aged 3 to 7 years.

Why is it important?

Our culturally tailored intervention engaged child participants, was age-appropriate, and could be adapted for use in other Chinese cultures.


Ying Tsao (Author)

Writing this article was a great pleasure as it has co-authors with whom I have had long standing collaborations.

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