The Effect of TENS on Pain, Function, Depression, and Analgesic Consumption in the Early Postoperative Period with Spinal Surgery Patients

KARA B., BAŞKURT F., Acar S., KARADİBAK D., Ciftci L., Erbayraktar S., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.21, no.4, pp.618-624, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.4985-11.0
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.618-624
  • Keywords: TENS, PCA, Pain, Analgesic consumption, Functional level, Depression, ELECTRICAL NERVE-STIMULATION, STENOSIS PATIENTS, PREDICTORS, MANAGEMENT, INTENSITY, GO
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: The aim of our study was to examine the effects of the use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in patients who had undergone spinal surgery on pain, functionality, depression and consumption of analgesic agents.