Gunnar Glauco De Cunto Taets
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Nurs Care
Objective: To determine whether patients in a coma hospitalized in an intensive care unit feel pain when subjected to bath nursing intervention in bed. Method: This is a quasi-experimental research which were collected 25 samples of which perform quantitative analysis of substance P (SP) in saliva by ELISA and correlated with clinical signs and signic. Results: You can tell that there is evidence that when we take care of patients in a coma or add provoke painful stimuli by an increase in score of Behavioral Pain Scale with ├?┬?=1.0 (p=0.0001221) and the score on the scale for Changes facial with ├?┬?=1.0 (p<0.0001). The Spearman correlation test showed that there is a correlation between the SP variables and blood pressure (r=1.000). Conclusion: Our findings suggest that SP may be considered a biomarker of pain for the patient in a coma.
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