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Surgery, complications, and quality of life: A longitudinal cohort study exploring the role of psychosocial factors

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Objective

To determine if psychosocial factors moderate the relationship between surgical complications and quality of life (QoL).

Summary Background

Patients who experience surgical complications have significantly worse post-operative QoL than patients with an uncomplicated recovery. Psychosocial factors, such as coping style and level of social support influence how people deal with stressful events, but it is unclear if they impact on QoL following a surgical ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1097/sla.0000000000002745

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Bicknell, C More by this author
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Surgery Journal website
Publication date:
2018-04-19
Acceptance date:
2017-12-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-1140
ISSN:
0003-4932
Pubs id:
pubs:846218
URN:
uri:3f6a8054-950e-4c20-b88c-42801f55ff18
UUID:
uuid:3f6a8054-950e-4c20-b88c-42801f55ff18
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pubs:846218

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