Threat perception, anxiety and noncompliance with preoperative fasting instructions among mothers of children attending elective same day surgery.

Abstract

PURPOSE The current study examined possible links between threat perception, anxiety, conscientiousness and parental noncompliance with preoperative fasting instructions for their children. METHODS 100 mothers of children about to undergo an ambulatory elective surgery were divided to two equal groups based on compliance/noncompliance with pre surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.08.018

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