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Accession Number PB2013-103480
Title Influence of Elective Surgery on Functional Health in Veterans with PTSD.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 64p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common, often chronic, and has been associated with greater risk of postoperative mortality in veterans. The purpose of this study was to determine if elective outpatient surgery had a persistent and deleterious effect on the physical or mental health of veterans, and also to explore factors that contributed to health change after outpatient elective surgery in veterans with PTSD.
Keywords Mental health
Mortality
Outpatient services
Post traumatic stress disorder
Postoperative surgery
Risk
Stress(Psychology)
Surgery
Veterans(Military personnel)


 
Source Agency TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57T - Psychiatry
92B - Psychology
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Duke Univ., Durham, NC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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