How to anticipate psychological suffering

Evelyne Bourquin


The major ENT surgery generates great losses like psychological and social disorders. However, these psychological sufferings are generally obstacle to their physical recovery and their return home in good condition. The objective is to develop a nurse consultation to anticipate these difficulties, which may appear in the critical post-operative phase. This will allow us to improve the care offer and anticipate postoperative problems and better prepare patient and family for the return home. The feedback from patient and caregivers are very positive and the nurse who performs this consultation becomes a key person for the patient. Nurse consultation help diagnose the concerns of patients.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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