The effects of maternal presence during anesthesia induction on the mother's anxiety and changes in children's behavior


Akinci S. B., Koese E. A., Oecal T., Aypar U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.50, no.6, pp.566-571, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.566-571
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate whether maternal presence during induction has additional beneficial effects on a mother's anxiety or changes in the child's behavior when an information booklet was given to all mothers and premedication was given to all patients.