Are older patients' cardiac rehabilitation needs being met?

Elizabeth P. Tolmie, Grace M. Lindsay, Timothy Kelly, Debbie Tolson, Susan Baxter, Philip R. Belcher

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    Mixed method research with post-myocardial infarction patients aged 65 and over to investigate how well their rehabilitation needs were met by current provision. Risk factors for coronary heart disease, quality of life, anxiety and depression and illness representations were measured and compared for participants who did or did not attend rehabilitation programmes. Reasons for attendance/non-attendance were examined. 1888
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1878-1888
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Clinical Nursing
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009


    • Cardiac rehabilitation
    • Illness representations
    • Nurses
    • Older people


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