Effect of family presence on pain and anxiety during invasive nursing procedures in an emergency department: A randomized controlled experimental study


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Islekdemir B., Kaya N.

INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY NURSING, cilt.24, ss.39-45, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ienj.2015.15.008
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY NURSING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.39-45

Özet

Background: Patients generally prefer to have their family present during medical or nursing interventions. Family presence is assumed to reduce anxiety, especially during painful interventions. Aim: This study employed a randomized controlled experimental design to determine the effects of family presence on pain and anxiety during invasive nursing procedures.