Perceptions of illness, lifestyle and support after an acute myocardial infarction.

  title={Perceptions of illness, lifestyle and support after an acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Lena Junehag and Kenneth Asplund and Marianne Svedlund},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  volume={28 2},
After an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), people are encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle. But they are not always motivated to maintain the necessary lifestyle changes and need the right support to do it. In sparsely populated areas, people afflicted by an AMI have difficulty in finding standard rehabilitation programmes near their homes during the recovery, so they need alternative forms of support. The aim was to describe individual perceptions of their lifestyle and support, 1 year… CONTINUE READING

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