Associations of Preoperative Self-rated Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression on Length of Hospital Stay and Long-term Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

J Cardiovasc Nurs

7 April Apr 2021 9 days ago
  • Gorini A, Giuliani M, L'Acqua C, Barbieri S, Sisillo E, Veglia F, Tremoli E

Anxiety and depression are often associated with cardiovascular diseases. Nevertheless, few study authors have investigated psychological effects on immediate and long-term cardiac surgery-related outcomes, such as surgical complications, length of hospital stay (LOS), and long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL).

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Gorini A, Giuliani M, L'Acqua C, Barbieri S, Sisillo E, Veglia F, Tremoli E. Associations of Preoperative Self-rated Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression on Length of Hospital Stay and Long-term Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiovasc Nurs 2021 Mar 31. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000792

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