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2018 Jan-Dec

SAGE Open Nurs


Nurses’ Perception of a Tailored Web-Based Intervention for the Self-Management of Pain After Cardiac Surgery.


Martorella G, Graven L, Schluck G, Bérubé M, Gélinas C
SAGE Open Nurs. 2018 Jan-Dec; 4:2377960818806270.
PMID: 33415209.


Cardiac surgeries rank among the most frequent surgical procedures and present a risk of chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP). A continuum approach is required to prevent the development of CPSP. As a first step, a tailored web-based intervention was developed and successfully tested to tackle pain management during hospitalization. Before proceeding to further development, preliminary acceptability of the intervention including the postdischarge phase must be evaluated.