Becoming a coronary artery bypass graft surgery patient: a grounded theory study of women's experiences.

AIM To explore women's experiences of becoming a coronary artery bypass graft surgery patient. BACKGROUND Coronary heart disease is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality for both sexes worldwide and is associated with significant human, fiscal and personal burden. There are growing numbers of women undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery… CONTINUE READING