The effects of posture and relaxation training on sleep, dyspnea, pain and, quality of life in the short-term after cardiac surgery: a pilot study


Akinci B., Yeldan I. , Bayramoglu Z., Akpinar T. B.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.24, no.2, pp.258-265, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.11675
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.258-265

Abstract

Background: This study aims to evaluate the effects of a two-week posture and relaxation training program on sleep quality, daytime sleepiness, dyspnea, pain, and quality of life in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.