Reducing anxiety in elective surgical patients.

Abstract

Effective communication is the cornerstone of good healthcare. Poor communication can have serious consequences for patients and damage the nurse-patient relationship. This article explores how nurses can use communication tools with surgical patients to help relieve anxiety. 

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@article{Pritchard2011ReducingAI, title={Reducing anxiety in elective surgical patients.}, author={Michael J. Pritchard}, journal={Nursing times}, year={2011}, volume={107 3}, pages={22-3} }