Pain in cardiac surgery and the nursing approach


Aslan F. E. , DEMİR KORKMAZ F., KARABACAK Ü.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.20, ss.172-176, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.036
  • Dergi Adı: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.172-176

Özet

Pain is a universal experience that everybody experiences during some period of their lifetime. However, some diagnostic and treatment procedures in healthcare cause patients to suffer from long-term and severe pain. Cardiac surgery is one of these procedures. In this article, the causes of pain, the effects of pain on the patient and pain relief approaches in cardiac surgery are discussed.