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Stressors and Anxiety in the Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
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Running head : STRESSORS AND ANXIETY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY SURGERY STRESSORS AND ANXIETY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY SURGERY NAME UNIVERSITY Introduction Nowadays most people around the world face cardiovascular problems and hence have to undergo bypass surgery.
The anxiety associated with the surgery exists in the post period of the surgery as well. Although many patients projected low level of anxiety and stress before surgery many have experienced borderline or clinically significant levels of anxiety before surgery. It is noticed that people has more stress and anxiety before surgery have poor outcomes than people having lower level of stress and anxiety. The patients undergoing heart surgeries are exposed to high risk and this could be the reason for the anxiety and stress in them. Normally anxiety increase in patient before cardiac surgery but return to normal level after six month of the surgery. Patients with high anxiety and stress before the surgery is exposed to mortality risk during surgery. It is seen that anxiety level is acute in patients about to undergo cardiac surgery and people with extreme stress are advised to give clinical support .The anxiety is normally high in patient who has death in their family due to heart failure. Stress may occur because of increased stress and anxiety related to the forthcoming surgery. Anxiety and stress usually increase with the admission in hospital and impending surgery. The stress and anxiety before surgery People are stressed and anxious before surgery thinking about the complication during the surgery and recovery failure. According to (Scott,2009)“Having surgery can bring a lot of stress. ...
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