Primary angioplasty for heart attack: mismatch between expectations and reality?


AIM This paper is a report of a study to explore patients' experiences of primary angioplasty and assess their illness perceptions during early recovery. BACKGROUND Primary angioplasty is recognized as the gold standard treatment for patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction, yet little is known about patients' experiences of this treatment. Recent… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04836.x


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