The Effect of the Sound of Holy Quran on Pain Level of Neonates During Invasive Procedure


Venipuncture and intravenous therapy are painfull procedures when hospitalized. The experience of pain in the neonatal period can lead to impaired neurological, attention, and learning development and also behavioral disorders in children. One of the most pleasanttypes of music is the recitation of the Holy Quran is a complementary therapy for relief pain. Although Breastfeeding was effective for reducing pain but not easy to implemented if nurse or health care proffesionals need space room for intervention and far from their mother. So need study further about nonpharmacological treatment contributes to optimal pain management in neonates. This study aimed to determine the effect of the sound of the holy Quran recitation on pain level neonates undergoing the invasive procedure at Perinatology Care Unit on Al Islam Hospital Bandung. This was a quasi-experimental study conducted on 36 neonates, selected with purposive sampling divided into two groups. Pain level was measured with the Neonatal Infant Pain Scale instrument during venipuncture or intravenous procedure. The Study was conducted since desember 2018 until february 2019. The data were analyzed using Mann whitney. The result showed a significant difference in pain level (p= 0.001) between the intervention and the control groups. The find ings indicated that the sound of Holy Quran recitation could help decrease pain level of neonates during invasive procedure.

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