Preoperative Stress: An Operating Room Nurse Intervention Assessment


Gursoy A., CANDAŞ ALTINBAŞ B., Guner S., Yilmaz S.

JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING, vol.31, no.6, pp.495-503, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jopan.2015.08.011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.495-503
  • Keywords: surgical intervention, perioperative nursing, distress, care, preoperative, ANXIETY, SURGERY, DISTRESS, ANESTHESIA, CARE, PAIN

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this research study was to determine the effect of preoperative visits by the operating room (OR) nurse on patient stress levels before undergoing surgery.