Preparing patients for urological surgery.

@article{Fagermoen2003PreparingPF,
  title={Preparing patients for urological surgery.},
  author={May Solveig Fagermoen and Glenys Hamilton},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={281-90}
}
There is consensus among health care professionals that patients need and use written and oral patient education to prepare for hospitalisation. The purpose of this study was to re-design information for patients preparing for transurethral surgery (TUR P-B) and describe the effect of this change. A quasi-experimental design was used to answer the research questions. The findings showed that patients did benefit in some areas. The patients found a correspondence between what they were told to… CONTINUE READING