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Table 4 Studies findings on factors influencing patient satisfaction: patient’s reported symptoms

From: Primer on adult patient satisfaction in perioperative settings

Author (year) Number of participants Study design Questionnaire Main factors influencing patient satisfaction
Lemos et al. (Lemos et al., 2009) (2009) 251 Cross-sectional Questions on logistics, and those relating to surgery Post-operative infection and/or inflammation, pain, and surgical outcome
Capuzzo et al. (Capuzzo et al., 2005) (2005) 219 Cross-sectional 23-item instrument on patient satisfaction Pain at site of surgery, nausea, and vomiting
Jamison et al. (Jamison et al., 1997) (1997) 119 Cross-sectional 13-item measure on patient satisfaction Post-operative pain, perception of physician and nurses concern about patient’s level of pain
Lehmann et al. (Lehmann et al., 2010) (2010) 12,276 Cross-sectional Questions on perioperative minor adverse Minor adverse events including nausea, vomiting, sore throat, hoarseness
Myles et al. (Myles et al., 2000) (2000) 10,811 Cross-sectional Questions on postoperative outcomes Postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting, and other complications
Bain et al. (Bain et al., 1999) (1999) 3408 Cross-sectional Questions on information, outcomes, timing, and support services Post-operative pain