Effectiveness of Inhalation Aromatherapy In Children With Burns

Condition:   Burns Intervention:   Other: Inhalation aromatherapy Sponsors:   Izmir Katip Celebi University;   Dr. Behcet Uz Children's Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Condition:   Burns Intervention:   Other: Inhalation aromatherapy Sponsors:   Izmir Katip Celebi University;   Dr. Behcet Uz Children's Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 16 December 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Forough Rafii, Farzaneh Ameri, Hamid Haghani, Ali GhobadiAbstractIntroductionRegarding the importance of anxiety management and improvement of the quality of sleep in patients with burn injuries, this study aimed to determine the effect of aromatherapy massage (using aromatic oils of lavender and chamomile) on the anxiety and sleep quality of the patients with burn injuries.MethodIn a quasi-experimental study, 105 patients with burns were recruited by convenience sampling method and then assigned into three groups (control, placebo massage, and comb...
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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Publication date: Available online 2 April 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Leila Daneshpajooh, Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Hamid HaghaniAbstractBackgroundBurn injuries are often accompanied by painful and distressing consequences, which can lead to long-term psychological issues. The most common form of anxiety in burn patients is pain anxiety. It is described as the feeling of fear and pain prediction caused by painful procedures.AimTo compare the effects of inhalation aromatherapy using damask rose aroma and the Benson relaxation technique on pain anxiety in burn patients.MethodsThis randomized clinical trial was conducted on ...
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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ConclusionsThe evidence from the above trials is not sufficient to conclude that aromatherapy effectively relieves symptoms in patients with burns. However, the findings of the trials do not seem very plausible, and the trials themselves were of low quality and included only small numbers of patients. Studies that are adequately powered and feature better designs are needed to investigate the potential mechanisms underlying the effects of aroma therapy on pain and anxiety.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Except for some specific uses of apitherapy (honey for burn wounds and for acute coughs and bee venom for allergic reactions to insect stings), the use of ten integrative practices that have recently been incorporated into SUS does not seem to be supported by evidence from Cochrane SRs. PMID: 29947699 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Sao Paulo Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Sao Paulo Med J Source Type: research
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Conclusions The evidence from the above trials is not sufficient to conclude that aromatherapy effectively relieves symptoms in patients with burns. However, the findings of the trials do not seem very plausible, and the trials themselves were of low quality and included only small numbers of patients. Studies that are adequately powered and feature better designs are needed to investigate the potential mechanisms underlying the effects of aroma therapy on pain and anxiety.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Conclusion and relevance Massage therapy with or without essential oil was not effective in reducing distress behavior or heart rate in hospitalized children with burns. Evaluating the effectiveness of massage in terms of relaxation proved difficult in young children. Trial registration The Netherlands National Trial Registry: NRT3929.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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