Chapter 5. Psychosocial Aspects of Surgery

  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse MSc, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, RGN1 and
  2. Sylvia Prosser PhD, MSc, BEd (Hons)2
  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse and
  2. Tim Collins

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch5

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

How to Cite

McArthur-Rouse, F. J. and Collins, T. (2007) Psychosocial Aspects of Surgery, in Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient (eds F. J. McArthur-Rouse and S. Prosser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

  2. 2

    Formerly Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133050

Online ISBN: 9780470691946

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Keywords:

  • anxiety;
  • gregariousness;
  • depression;
  • active tuberculosis;
  • Alzheimer's disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anxiety and stress in the surgical patient

  • Body image

  • Sexuality

  • Caring for the dying patient in an acute surgical environment

  • Self-test questions

  • References and further reading