A randomised controlled clinical trial of a post-discharge, nurse-led educational intervention to reduce anxiety and enhance self-efficacy in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients within the first week post-discharge: A pilot study
Corones - Watkins, Katina Marlene (2016) A randomised controlled clinical trial of a post-discharge, nurse-led educational intervention to reduce anxiety and enhance self-efficacy in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients within the first week post-discharge: A pilot study. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This research investigated the efficacy of a post-discharge nurse-led clinic, for patients who underwent a cardiovascular interventional procedure in Australia. A randomised controlled clinical trial measured the effects of the clinic on patient confidence to self-manage and minimise psychological distress given the strong link between anxiety, depression and coronary heart disease. Hospitalisation for the procedure is short and stressful, and patients may wait up to 7-64 days for post-discharge review. This study provides preliminary quantitative and qualitative evidence that nurse-led clinics undertaken within the first week post-percutaneous coronary intervention may fill a much-needed gap for patients during a potentially vulnerable period.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Theobald, Karen, White, Katherine, & Clark, Robyn|
|Keywords:||Nurse-led clinic, Coronary heart disease, Percutaneous coronary intervention, Self-efficacy, Psychological distress, Anxiety, Depression, Self-management, Post-discharge|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||20 Apr 2016 06:12|
|Last Modified:||20 Jun 2016 06:42|
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