A longitudinal causal model of cardiac invalidism following myocardial infarction.

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BACKGROUND Invalidism has been discussed in the cardiovascular literature for decades. Researchers have studied health perceptions, emotional distress, and dependency in patients after acute myocardial infarction in an attempt to understand the phenomenon. However, no theory of the manner in which these variables interact has been proposed. OBJECTIVES… (More)

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@article{Riegel1998ALC, title={A longitudinal causal model of cardiac invalidism following myocardial infarction.}, author={Barbara J. Riegel and Kathleen A Dracup and Dale N Glaser}, journal={Nursing research}, year={1998}, volume={47 5}, pages={285-92} }