Predictors of preoperative anxiety in surgical inpatients


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

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, vol.21, pp.956-964, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03799.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.956-964

Abstract

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.