Effect of lavender aromatherapy on the pain of arteriovenous fistula puncture in patients on hemodialysis

Background & Aim: Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is one of the inevitable elements in the take care of patients on hemodialysis. Pain of AVF puncture is a real problem for patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of inhalation of lavender aromatherapy on pain intensity of arteri...

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Main Authors: Mansooreh Aliasgharpour, Reyhaneh Abbaszadeh, Nooredin Mohammadi, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2016-11-01
Series:Nursing Practice Today
Online Access:https://npt.tums.ac.ir/index.php/npt/article/view/125