The role of nursing in the rehabilitation of women with cardiac disease.

@article{Parchert1989TheRO,
  title={The role of nursing in the rehabilitation of women with cardiac disease.},
  author={M A Parchert and Nancy S Creason},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={1989},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={57-64}
}
This article reviews the literature regarding women with cardiac disease to identify factors that impact their self-definition and rehabilitation. Research suggests that women have different physical and psychosocial problems than men during recovery and rehabilitation. A woman's adult development model is described, showing how these factors may affect a woman's self-definition. The implications of these factors are discussed for female clients in a cardiac rehabilitation setting; the… CONTINUE READING