The effects of preoperative guided imagery interventions on preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain: A meta-analysis


Alvarez-Garcia C., ŞİMŞEK YABAN Z.

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, cilt.38, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.101077
  • Dergi Adı: COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Özet

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.