Nursing Outcomes in Coronary Heart Disease

Christi Deaton, Susan Namasivayam

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Abstract

Nursing research has contributed to our knowledge of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), although much of the research has focused on acute cardiac events. Active and on-going programs of research into CHD patient outcomes are essential as significant gaps remain. Consistently effective strategies to help patients change risk behaviours, recognize salient symptoms, manage their CHD and ischemic symptoms, improve function and quality of life, and prevent subsequent coronary events are needed, especially in the elderly and those with multiple comorbidities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-315
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Volume19
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2004
Externally publishedYes

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