JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING, vol.31, no.6, pp.495-503, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING
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surgical intervention, perioperative nursing, distress, care, preoperative, ANXIETY, SURGERY, DISTRESS, ANESTHESIA, CARE, PAIN
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.