Preoperative Anxiety in Candidates for Heart Surgery


OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to evaluate preoperative anxiety and its predisposing factors in a group of adult patients who were candidate for any kind of heart surgery. METHODS We evaluated preoperative anxiety in 300 patients undergoing heart surgery whose ages ranged between 18-65 years. Relationship of probable demographic factors like gender… (More)


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@inproceedings{Fathi2014PreoperativeAI, title={Preoperative Anxiety in Candidates for Heart Surgery}, author={Mehdi Fathi and Seyed Mostafa Alavi and Marjan Joudi and Mitra Joudi and Helia Mahdikhani and Rasool Ferasatkish and Houman Bakhshandeh and Mehdi Jabbari Nooghabi}, booktitle={Iranian journal of psychiatry and behavioral sciences}, year={2014} }