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Psychological care of patients undergoing modern elective surgery (continuing professional development series)

Mitchell, Mark 2007, 'Psychological care of patients undergoing modern elective surgery (continuing professional development series)' , Nursing Standard, 21 (30) , pp. 48-58.

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Abstract

Aim and Intended Learning Outcomes The aim of this article is to provide insight into the psychological aspects of nursing care required by patients experiencing brief hospital admission for modern, elective surgery. After reading this article you should be able to - - Appreciate the changing emphasis of care in modern, surgical nursing. - State the main psychological themes associated with modern, surgical nursing. - Describe the individual aspects of psychological intervention which seek to enhance the patients’ experience of modern, elective surgery. - Recognise the requirements for the implementation of more formal programmes of psychological care within modern surgery.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Nursing Standard
Publisher: RCN Publishing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0029-6570
Depositing User: MJ Mitchell
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 10:45
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:37
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/11438

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