Children Pain Perception Using the Draw, Write and Tell Method

  • Maria Magdalena Goha Universitas Kristen Indonesia Maluku, Indonesia
  • Nyimas Heny Purwati Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Tria Astika Endah Permatasari Faculty of Medicine and Health, Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: Children, Pain, Writing, Drawing, Telling


Children's responses to pain follow a developmental pattern and are influenced by temperament, the ability of coping, and exposure to pain and previous painful procedures. Pain assessment needs to use a variety of strategies to help obtain more accurate results in children to determine more appropriate and effective interventions. Research objectives, to determine the perception of pain in children using the Draw, Write, and Tell Method as well as to identify the characteristics of the respondent (age, gender and medical diagnosis experienced), and to know in depth the perception of pain in children using Draw, Write, and Tell. Method. Methods In this study the research design was a qualitative descriptive study using an inductive approach. 10 children aged 4-8 years with acute pain who received inpatient services at Prof. DR. J. Latumeten Hospital, Ambon. Data obtained by using the technique of Draw, write, and tell and use theme analysis Results found 3 themes, namely: 1) Characteristics of Pain 2) Presence of Mother, 3) Comfort


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How to Cite
Goha, M. M., Purwati, N. H., & Permatasari, T. A. E. (2020). Children Pain Perception Using the Draw, Write and Tell Method. The International Journal of Social Sciences World (TIJOSSW), 2(2), 69-76. Retrieved from