Children's postoperative symptoms at home through nurse-led telephone counseling and its effects on parents' anxiety: A randomized controlled trial


ÖZALP GERÇEKER G., KARAYAĞIZ MUSLU G., YARDIMCI F.

JOURNAL FOR SPECIALISTS IN PEDIATRIC NURSING, vol.21, no.4, pp.189-199, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jspn.12155
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL FOR SPECIALISTS IN PEDIATRIC NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.189-199
  • Keywords: Anxiety, child, outpatient surgical intervention, parent, telephone counseling, FOLLOW-UP, PAIN MANAGEMENT, CARE, TONSILLECTOMY, DISCHARGE, SURGERY, REQUIREMENTS, CAREGIVERS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

PurposeThe objective of this study was to evaluate children's postoperative symptoms at home after outpatient surgery through nurse-led telephone counseling and the effects of the nurse-led telephone counseling on parents' state-trait anxiety scores.