Determinants of Vocational Rehabilitation

  • V. Carstens
  • C. Röger
  • H. Schmitz
  • D. W. Behrenbeck
  • H. Dalichau
Conference paper

Abstract

In patients with coronary artery disease and angina pectoris, aortocoronary bypass surgery has gained widespread acceptance due to the dramatic relief of pain experienced by most patients [4, 5, 10]. Theoretically this improvement in pain should have a positive impact on employment. However, despite relief of symptoms, patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass grafting generally have an overall reduction in employment from preoperative levels [4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 16].

Keywords

Fatigue Depression Income Cardiol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Carstens
  • C. Röger
  • H. Schmitz
  • D. W. Behrenbeck
  • H. Dalichau

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