Predictors of preoperative anxiety in surgical inpatients

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Yılmaz M. , Sezer H. , Gürler H. , Bekar M.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, cilt.21, ss.956-964, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Aims and objectives. The aims of the present study were to identify the levels of preoperative anxiety in patients undergoing elective surgery and the relationship between preoperative anxiety and social support. In addition, predictors of preoperative anxiety were studied in surgical inpatients.