Patients' well-being: experience and actions in their preventing and handling of atrial fibrillation.

@article{Ekblad2013PatientsWE,
  title={Patients' well-being: experience and actions in their preventing and handling of atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Helena Ekblad and Hel{\'e}n R{\"o}nning and Bengt Fridlund and Dan Malm},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          132-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) influences the lives of patients in the form of worsened well-being. Patients' own experience of and how to handle AF is rarely investigated. These are important aspects for healthcare services to understand in order to support the well-being of patients with AF. AIM To explore and describe critical incidents in which patients experience how AF affects their well-being and what actions they take to prevent and handle it. DESIGN AND METHODS An explorative… CONTINUE READING

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