Sharifi, A.H and Baghaei, R (2017) IMPACT OF CARDIAC REHABILITATION ON MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENT'S ANXIETY. The J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac, 14 (12). pp. 1032-1040.

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Anxiety is one of the most common and most important psychological reactions of patients with acute myocardial infarction. This has very negative effect on prognosis of the disease and the patient’s physical and mental recovery.This study aimed to investigate the effect of cardiac rehabilitation on the anxiety of patients with myocardial infarction. Materials & Methods: it was a semi experimental study. 120 patients with myocardial infarction hospitalized to CCU Miyandoab Abbassi Hospital were selected based on inclusion criteria and divided into two groups. In this study, the control group received routine care and for the intervention group was used cardiac rehabilitation For 12 weeks. Data were collected by demographics checklist and Spiel Berger anxiety questionnaire that was completed in admission time and 3 months after discharge. Data was analyzed with Chi-square, t-test and paired t-test and descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation and variance) by spss version 16. Results: The results showed that the cardiac rehabilitation had significant effects on reducing the state anxiety levels between intervention and control groups (p=0/001).The results showed that anxiety in the control group had no significant difference compared before the start of implementation of the cardiac rehabilitation (p=0/12). But this difference was significant in the intervention group (p=0/001). Conclusion: Findings suggest that cardiac rehabilitation reduce the anxiety in patients with myocardial infarction, which has effective patient care and recovery

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anxiety, Myocardial Infarction, Education, Rehabilitation
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 07:07
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2019 09:07

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