A2 Review article in a scientific journal
Adult surgical patients and the information provided to them by nurses: A literature review




List of Authors: Suhonen R, Leino-Kilpi H
Publisher: ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
Publication year: 2006
Journal: Patient Education and Counseling
Journal name in source: PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING
Journal acronym: PATIENT EDUC COUNS
Volume number: 61
Issue number: 1
Number of pages: 11
ISSN: 0738-3991

Abstract
Conclusions: The results of this review confirm that information, which is tailored to individual patient needs, has an important role for surgical patients. At present there is a poor understanding of the processes that describe the detailed experiences of surgical patients in clinical care and the possibilities of empowerment through learning. Practice implications: As surgical patients differ individually in their learning needs and benefit from different content and quantity of information, more emphasis should be put into evaluating and assessing these individual needs. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.


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