Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
Adequate pain management is crucial for pediatric patients undergoing open cardiac surgery. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a bilateral transversus thoracis muscle plane (TTP) block on open cardiac surgery outcomes. First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University. Patients ages 6 to 60 months undergoing cardiac surgic...
Journal of perianesthesia nursing : official journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
The aim of this study was to analyze postoperative pain severity, pain characteristics, and factors that affect pain for patients undergoing open cardiac surgery. A descriptive, cross-sectional study design was used. This study was conducted on 70 patients who underwent open cardiac surgery at a state hospital in North Cyprus. Data were gathered us...
Open cardiac surgery may cause severe postoperative pain. The authors hypothesized that patients receiving a bundle of care using continuous erector spinae plane blocks (ESPB) would have decreased perioperative opioid consumption and improved early outcome parameters compared with standard perioperative management.Design: A consecutive, patient-mat...
Iranian journal of nursing and midwifery research
Effective communication between the patient and family, as a nonmedical method, can reduce delirium after cardiac surgery, especially, at the end of the day; nurses should pay more attention to the prevention of delirium.