Minimizing short-term complications in patients who have undergone cardiac invasive procedure: a randomized controlled trial involving position change and sandbag.

@article{Yilmaz2007MinimizingSC,
  title={Minimizing short-term complications in patients who have undergone cardiac invasive procedure: a randomized controlled trial involving position change and sandbag.},
  author={Emel Yilmaz and Cemil G{\"u}rg{\"u}n and Alev Dramali},
  journal={Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={81; author reply 81}
}
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to evaluate the effects of putting a sandbag on femoral access site after cardiac invasive procedure and changing patients' position in bed on vascular complications rate and the severity of back pain related to the duration of bed rest after procedure. METHODS This randomized controlled study included 169 patients divided into… CONTINUE READING