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.

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.

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