An exploratory study of the coronary artery bypass graft surgery experience.

@article{Bartz1988AnES,
  title={An exploratory study of the coronary artery bypass graft surgery experience.},
  author={Claudia Bartz},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={1988},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          179-83
        }
}
  • Claudia Bartz
  • Published in Heart & lung : the journal of critical care 1988
The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of patients who have had coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABGS). Semistructured interviews using descriptive and contrast questions were done with a convenience sample of five married Anglo men. The sampling frame spanned time from 4 days to 3 years after surgery. Three informants were interviewed twice. The transcribed interviews were subjected to content analysis. With the experience of coronary artery surgery, the informants… CONTINUE READING

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