Turkish patients' decision- making process in seeking treatment for myocardial infarction


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Yardimci T., MERT H.

JAPAN JOURNAL OF NURSING SCIENCE, vol.11, no.2, pp.102-111, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jjns.12011
  • Journal Name: JAPAN JOURNAL OF NURSING SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.102-111
  • Keywords: decision-making, myocardial infarction, nursing, pre-hospital delay, qualitative research, DELAY, SYMPTOMS, CARE, PREDICTORS, BEHAVIOR, WOMEN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AimThe purpose of this study was to reveal how Turkish patients experiencing acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for the first time decide to seek medical treatment following the initiation of the symptoms.