Protocol for a systematic review of screening tools for fear of recurrent illness in common life-threatening diseases

@inproceedings{Jones2015ProtocolFA,
  title={Protocol for a systematic review of screening tools for fear of recurrent illness in common life-threatening diseases},
  author={J Jones and Paul Kane and Rob Polson and Stephen J. Leslie and Nicholas J. Hulbert-Williams and S{\'e}bastien Simard and Gozde Ozakinci and Gill Hubbard},
  booktitle={Systematic reviews},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND A myocardial infarction (MI) ('heart attack') can be intensely stressful, and the impact of this event can leave patients with clinically significant post-MI stress symptoms. Untreated stress can make heart disease worse. Few tools are available that screen for specific thoughts or beliefs that can trigger post-MI stress responses. In other life… CONTINUE READING