The usefulness of bright light therapy for patients after oesophagectomy.

@article{Ono2011TheUO,
  title={The usefulness of bright light therapy for patients after oesophagectomy.},
  author={Hiroshi Ono and Toyoe Taguchi and Yoshihiro Kido and Yoritake Fujino and Yuichiro Doki},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          158-66
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The prevention of delirium is an important issue in the field of perioperative nursing. The objective of this study was to verify the usefulness of acute-stage bright light exposure on patients following oesophagectomy. METHODS The participants were oesophagectomy patients that were removed from their ventilators the day after surgery. After extubation, we assigned the participants to either the exposure group or control group. At Day 2 after surgery, the exposure group underwent… CONTINUE READING
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