The relationship between pain severity and sleep quality: Posttube thoracostomy

Akutay S., Yılmaz M.

NURSING FORUM, vol.56, no.4, pp.860-868, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/nuf.12630
  • Journal Name: NURSING FORUM
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, ASSIA, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.860-868
  • Keywords: chest drainage, chest tubes, nursing, pain severity, sleep quality, tube thoracostomy, CHEST TUBES, ASSOCIATION
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The presence of a chest tube is a factor significantly associated with pain and pain posttube thoracostomy that negatively affects sleep quality (SQ).