JBI Evid Synth 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar of Porto University, Porto, Portugal Portugal Centre for Evidence Based Practice: A JBI Centre of Excellence, Coimbra, Portugal Pediatric Unit, Coimbra University and Hospital Centre, Coimbra, Portugal Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA: E), Coimbra, Portugal Nursing School of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Sao Joao University and Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal Nursing School of Porto, Porto, Portugal Maternity Services, Woman's Health Division, University College of London Hospitals, London, UK Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Porto, Portugal.
Objective: The objective of this scoping review was to examine and map the range of nonpharmacological interventions used in the perioperative period to prevent anxiety in adolescents.
Introduction: Undergoing surgery involves experiencing fears and uncertainties that lead to an increase in anxiety levels. The interventions used to prevent anxiety in the perioperative period in adolescents must be appropriate to their developmental stage. Read More