Descriptive study of partners' experiences of living with severe heart failure.

@article{Imes2011DescriptiveSO,
  title={Descriptive study of partners' experiences of living with severe heart failure.},
  author={Christopher C. Imes and Cynthia M. Dougherty and Gail P Pyper and Mark D Sullivan},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={
          208-16
        }
}
PURPOSE This qualitative study sought to describe the experiences of living with severe heart failure (HF) from the perspective of the partner. METHODS In-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted with 14 partners of individuals diagnosed with severe HF. Content analysis was performed to derive the main themes and subthemes of responses. RESULTS Three main themes were derived from the data: (1) My Experience of HF in My Loved One, (2) Experience With Healthcare Providers, and the (3… CONTINUE READING
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