Rehabilitation after a myocardial infarction
Patients who experience a myocardial infarction often feel helpless, out of control and scared of the future. However, with careful assessment and planning, they can be encouraged to view the experience as a signal for a new start in life. Three problems are outlined, together with causes and expected outcomes, relating to health education and rehabilitation. Further questions are posed; the answers to these are at the end of the chapter.
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