Stressors associated with coronary bypass surgery.

  title={Stressors associated with coronary bypass surgery.},
  author={Adela Yarcheski and C Knapp-Spooner},
  journal={Clinical nursing research},
  volume={3 1},
The purpose of this investigation was to attempt to replicate the findings of a study by Carr and Powers (1986) which examined differences between patient and nurse perceptions of the severity of stressfulness associated with hospital- and illness-related stressors. The samples consisted of 24 patients who experienced coronary bypass surgery and 24 nurses who cared for them during their hospitalization. All participants responded to the Stressor Scale developed by Carr and Powers (1986… CONTINUE READING

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