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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background: Many patients who are undergoing anesthesia and surgical have untreated stress and anxiety in day of surgery that will effect on the psychological and physiological levels. Reduction anxiety accepted as part of pre-operative nursing care. The present study investigated the effects of Guided Imagery on Anxiety level of the patients undergoing appendectomy.
Materials and Methods: In this randomized clinical trial, 60 patients undergoing appendectomy, admitted Beheshti hospital,Sabzevar in 2013, were randomly allocated into two intervention and control groups. Intervention was performed in 18 minutes Audio CD Guided Imagery for an hour before the operation. Data were analyzed bySPSS software version 20, using Chi-square,paired t test and analysis of covariance. 95% confidence level was considered.
Results: The average of state and trait anxiety level in Guided Image regroup before of intervention were 51/90 ± 7/88 and 42/76 ± 8/34 respectively which decreased to 38/53 ± 6/48 and 40/70 ± 7/88 after intervention. On the other side the average of state and trait anxiety level incontrol group were 52/03 ± 6/49 and 43/86 ± 8/29 respectively that increased to 60 ± 7/97 44/36 ± 8/18 in the end of the study. Statistically, the paired t test showed significant difference between the levels of anxiety before and afterof study in two groups (p