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Nursing intervention for pre-operative anxiety

Mitchell, MJ 2000, 'Nursing intervention for pre-operative anxiety' , Nursing Standard, 14 (37) , pp. 40-43.

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Abstract

Surgical nursing is changing as the type of surgical procedures being performed are becoming more complex and the time for delivering nursing care is reducing. This has resulted in condensing the acute physical care required into a few hours, often to the detriment of other aspects of nursing intervention such as pre- and post-operative anxiety management. A pre-operative psychological care plan for use in a modern, dynamic, surgical arena is briefly outlined as no such strategy currently exists.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Care plans and planning, surgical nursing
Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RD Surgery
Subjects / Themes > B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
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 Ltd
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 00296570
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2009 12:25
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:57
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/1923

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