Perceptions of healthcare professionals' support, shock anxiety and device acceptance among implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.

@article{Morken2014PerceptionsOH,
  title={Perceptions of healthcare professionals' support, shock anxiety and device acceptance among implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.},
  author={Ingvild Margreta Morken and Tone Merete Norekv{\aa}l and Edvin Bru and A. I. Larsen and Bj\org Karlsen},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={2061-2071}
}
AIMS To investigate the extent to which perceived support from healthcare professionals and shock anxiety is related to device acceptance among implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. BACKGROUND Device acceptance can be influenced by several factors, one of which is shock anxiety associated with poor device acceptance. Reduced shock anxiety, as well as increased device acceptance, has been reported after psycho-educational programmes. As healthcare professionals appear to play a… CONTINUE READING
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