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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2002, 2(4): 53-59 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Follow up on Physical- Emotional Status of the Patients with Myocardial Infarction in Ardabil, 2000-2001
Effat Mazaheri , Seyedhashem Sezavar, Adalat Hosseinian, Nasrin Fooladi
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  Background & Objective : Today, with changes in health care systems, most of the patients, receive occupational and special cares at home after being discharged from hospital . The aim of this study was to assess the effects of follow up on physical and emotional status of the patients with recent myocardial Infarction .

  Methods : This experimental study was done on 60 patients with acute myocardial infarction, who referred to Boali Hospital during 2000-2001.The patients were chosen randomly and were set in two different groups with 30 subjects in each group . Then, a home care program was designed for case group. but there was no intervention for control group . This home care program was completed and one week later the physical and emotional status of the patients in two groups were analyzed by Spilbergar and Beck tests and finally the results were compared in two groups using X2 test.

  Results : The X2 test showed that there is a significant difference between resting heart rate of two groups with P<0.05 but the difference among systolic and diastolic blood pressure, body weight, anxiety and depression was not statistically significant in two groups.

  Conclusions: Regarding the effects of follow-up on the physical and emotional status of the patients, nurses can improve the quality of the patienys life through active home - care and rehabilitation programs along with social supports.

Keywords: Patients follow-up, Myocardial infarction, Emotional health
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Received: 2002/05/7 | Accepted: 2003/01/7 | Published: 2003/06/14
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Mazaheri E, Sezavar S, Hosseinian A, Fooladi N. The Effect of Follow up on Physical- Emotional Status of the Patients with Myocardial Infarction in Ardabil, 2000-2001. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2002; 2 (4) :53-59
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