How animal-assisted therapy affects discharge teaching: A pilot studyNursing Management (2003)
Examines the impact of animal-assisted therapy during discharge teaching for post-open-heart surgical patients with a median sternotomy incision. Benefits from animal-assisted therapy; Presence of anxiety in patients undergoing postoperative median sternotomy dischargeteaching; Evaluation of retention of discharge teaching.
- clinical medicine,
- preventive health services
Citation InformationMiller, J., Connor, K., Deal, B., Weber-Duke, G., Hermanns, M. L., Varnell, G., … McLarty, J. (2003). How Animal Assisted Therapy Affects Discharge Teaching: A Pilot Study. Nursing Management, 2003: Critical Care Choices, 36–40.