Paediatric day surgery: impact on Hong Kong Chinese children and their parents.

@article{Li2003PaediatricDS,
  title={Paediatric day surgery: impact on Hong Kong Chinese children and their parents.},
  author={Ho Cheung William Li and Ho Yan Angie Lam},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={882-7}
}
Paediatric day surgery is a potentially stressful and threatening experience for children and parents. The purposes of this study were to investigate the effects of paediatric day surgery on anxiety level of Hong Kong Chinese children and their parents, and to examine the relationship between children's preoperative anxiety and their level of cooperation during induction and postoperative periods. A total of 112 children admitted for circumcision with their parents in a day surgery unit were… CONTINUE READING

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