The Effects of Distraction on Preoperative Anxiety Level in Children


Aytekin A., Doru O., Kucukoglu S.

JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING, vol.31, no.1, pp.56-62, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jopan.2014.11.016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-62
  • Keywords: children, distraction, preoperative period, anxiety, nursing, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL, PREPARING CHILDREN, DAY SURGERY, OUTCOMES, PERIOD

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the-effects of distraction on the preoperative anxiety levels of pediatric patients.