Patient attitudes to sternotomy and thoracotomy scars

Crossland, David, Jackson, Sue, Hamilton, Leslie, Lyall, Rosalind, Hasan, Asif, Burn, John and O'Sullivan, John (2005) Patient attitudes to sternotomy and thoracotomy scars. The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, 53 (2). pp. 93-95. ISSN 0171-6425

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2004-830422

Abstract

Young adults with congenital heart defects expressed dissatisfaction with their surgical scar. The impact extended to their social life and ability to form close relationships, and has implications for holistic practice. Presented at Association for European Paediatric Cardiology conference in Munich.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 12 May 2008 14:18
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 18:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/223

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