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2022 Mar 15

J Perianesth Nurs

Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Mastectomy Pain, Patient Satisfaction, and Patient Outcomes.


Erden S, Yurtseven Ş, Demir S G, Arslan S, Arslan U E, Dalcı K
J Perianesth Nurs. 2022 Mar 15.
PMID: 35304020.


Mastectomy is one of the most painful surgical procedures. Postoperative pain guidelines recommend transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as a reliable non-pharmacological analgesic method. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of TENS on postoperative pain and outcomes in patients undergoing modified radical mastectomy (MRM).