A 3-year follow-up of participation in peer support groups after a cardiac event.

@article{Hildingh2004A3F,
  title={A 3-year follow-up of participation in peer support groups after a cardiac event.},
  author={Cathrine I Hildingh and Bengt Fridlund},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={315-20}
}
Secondary prevention is an important component of a structured rehabilitation programme following a cardiac event. Comprehensive programmes have been developed in many European countries, the vast majority of which are hospital based. In Sweden, all patients with cardiac disease are also given the opportunity to participate in secondary prevention activities arranged by the National Association for Heart and Lung Patients [The Heart & Lung School (HL)]. The aim of this 3-year longitudinal study… CONTINUE READING