Preparatory information reduces gastroscopy-related stress in children as confirmed by salivary cortisol


Volkan B., Bayrak N. A. , UÇAR C., Kara D., YILDIZ S.

SAUDI JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.25, ss.262-267, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4103/sjg.sjg_493_18
  • Dergi Adı: SAUDI JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.262-267

Özet

Background/Aims: This study aimed to determine whether the anxiety levels of pediatric patients who undergo endoscopy are reduced after receiving preparatory information about the endoscopic procedure by monitoring their salivary cortisol (s-cortisol) levels.