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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    Abstract

    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
    Volume18
    Issue number13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009

    Keywords

    • Cardiac rehabilitation
    • Illness representations
    • Nurses
    • Older people

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    Tolmie, E. P., Lindsay, G. M., Kelly, T., Tolson, D., Baxter, S., & Belcher, P. R. (2009). Are older patients' cardiac rehabilitation needs being met? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18(13), 1878-1888. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02798.x