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Psychosocial experiences of cardiac patients in early recovery: A community-based study

Dixon, T; Lim, Lynette; Powell, Heather; Fisher, J


To report on the nature, incidence and severity of problems commonly experienced by cardiac patients in the early months of recovery, and to test the hypotheses that there exist differences in the incidences of these problems depending on age and sex. Methods 1124 emergency cardiac patients discharged from hospital with acute myocardial infarction, unstable angina, stable angina pectoris, chronic ischaemic heart disease or heart failure were surveyed 4 months after discharge. They were asked to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing


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