COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.38, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, ASSIA, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
Adults, Anxiety, Children, Guided imagery, Postoperative pain, Preoperative care, ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, RELAXING MUSIC, COMPLEMENTARY, RELAXATION, CHILDREN, MANAGEMENT, REDUCTION, EFFICACY, MASSAGE, UTILITY
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
Introduction: Preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain are common problems in patients undergoing surgery. The aim of this study is to analyse the effect of using guided imagery prior to surgery in adults and children to reduce preoperative anxiety and acute postoperative pain, compared with conventional preoperative nursing care.