How women label and respond to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: responses to hypothetical symptom scenarios.

@article{Meischke1999HowWL,
  title={How women label and respond to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: responses to hypothetical symptom scenarios.},
  author={Hendrika Meischke and Yutaka Yasui and Alan A Kuniyuki and Deborah J Bowen and Robyn Andersen and Nicole Urban},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={261-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate how women label and intend to respond to common and less common symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). DESIGN Telephone interviews were conducted with 862 women older than age 50 years in the state of Washington. OUTCOME MEASURES Intended coping strategies, labeling of hypothetical symptoms, perceived risk of AMI, knowledge of AMI symptoms, medical and family history of AMI and demographics. RESULTS Women who labeled common or less common symptoms as a… CONTINUE READING

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