Gaining commitment to rehabilitation: importance of preoperative assessment.

Abstract

Assessment and psychological concerns in caring for the child and parents contemplating pediatric microsurgery to repair hand defects are issues nurses will face. Assessing the patient's perception of self, assessing the perception of expected postoperative results, and assessing the parents' adjustment to the disability will be discussed in this article. 

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@article{Bucher1996GainingCT, title={Gaining commitment to rehabilitation: importance of preoperative assessment.}, author={Pascal Bucher and Diane Burn Monsivais}, journal={Plastic surgical nursing : official journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses}, year={1996}, volume={16 4}, pages={234-5, 239} }