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Cardiac distress: how nurses can intervene with patients with psychological problems, focusing on the case of a patient displaying stress-related non-compliance

Cornock, Marc (1996). Cardiac distress: how nurses can intervene with patients with psychological problems, focusing on the case of a patient displaying stress-related non-compliance. Nursing Times and Nursing Mirror, 92(19) pp. 44–46.

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Abstract

Nurses are in a good position to recognise psychological problems patients may have during or after an illenss. This article discusses the psychological problems encountered by a patient after a myocardial infarction. It describes how stress and fear of dying are major contributing factors to patient non-compliance.



Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1996 Not known
ISSN: 0954-7762
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 25917
Depositing User: Marc Cornock
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2011 09:28
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2011 09:28
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/25917
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