Relationships among health beliefs, self-efficacy, and exercise adherence in patients with coronary artery disease

@article{Robertson1992RelationshipsAH,
  title={Relationships among health beliefs, self-efficacy, and exercise adherence in patients with coronary artery disease},
  author={Donald L. Robertson and Colleen Keller},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={56-63}
}
Management of the pathologic progression of coronary artery disease requires life-style changes in patients, but the level of compliance with medical recommendations is low. Critical care nurses have a unique opportunity to encourage patients to assume responsibility for their health care and life-style behavior. In this study we developed a model to identify the relationships among variables that explained adherence to a recommended exercise regimen. The variables studied included self… CONTINUE READING

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