Older women's prehospital experiences of their first myocardial infarction.

  title={Older women's prehospital experiences of their first myocardial infarction.},
  author={Rose-Marie Isaksson and Christine Brulin and Mats Eliasson and Ulf N{\"a}slund and Karin Zingmark},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  volume={28 4},
  • Rose-Marie Isaksson, Christine Brulin, +2 authors Karin Zingmark
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    The Journal of cardiovascular…
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Few qualitative studies have been conducted on older women's experiences of myocardial infarction (MI) and, in particular, the time before they seek medical care. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore older women's prehospital experiences of their first MI. METHODS Qualitative content analysis was performed on data from individual interviews with 20 women, aged 65 to 80 years (mean, 73.0 years). The participants were interviewed 3 days after admission to a hospital for a… CONTINUE READING

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