Effects of progressive muscle relaxation training on anxiety and quality of life of inpatients with ectopic pregnancy receiving methotrexate treatment
Research in Nursing & Health, 05/24/2012
Pan L et al. – The patients were evaluated with the state form of the State–Trait Anxiety Inventory and SF–36 shortly after admission and before discharge from the hospital. Both covariance analysis and repeated measures ANOVA showed that muscle relaxation training can effectively improve the anxiety and health–related quality of life of patients with ectopic pregnancy receiving methotrexate treatment in an inpatient setting.