Guidance for the psychological care of day case surgery patients

Mitchell, MJ ORCID: 2002, 'Guidance for the psychological care of day case surgery patients' , Nursing Standard, 16 (40) , pp. 41-43.

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An increase in day surgery activity to 75 per cent of all elective surgery is a central feature of the NHS Plan (DoH 2000). However, patient information provision remains a challenge for all modern surgery as the time spent in hospital is brief and the level of self-care has grown. Effective information provision and an increased emphasis on psychological care are therefore essential to the future of day surgery.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: Nursing Standard
Publisher: Royal College of Nursing Publishing (RCNi)
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 00296570
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Depositing User: MJ Mitchell
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2009 09:58
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 22:07

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