This book is one of the first to provide strong evidence for the way in which patients can be assisted in the management of their anxiety. Moreover, it provides future direction for surgical nursing intervention in this new era of minimal invasive surgery where patients undergoing elective procedures increasingly require less physical nursing intervention and spend very little time within the acute hospital setting.
Patients′ Perceptions of Day Surgery.
Patient Anxiety and Elective Surgery.
Psychological Approaches to Coping.
Anxiety Management in Day Surgery.
21st Century Elective Surgical Nursing.