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Patientens upplevelser av förändringar i livet efter en hjärtinfarkt
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The patient's experiences of changes in life after a myocardial infarction (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: By 2016, 6 425 died of an acute myocardial infarction in Sweden. It is the most common single cause of death today. Rehabilitation along with lifestyle change is an important part in preventing new myocardial infarction. Finding the patient's view of post-myocardial situation can give the nurse important knowledge in order to find the right level of care. Aim: The aim of this study was to illustrate the patient's experiences of changes in life after a myocardial infarction. Method: The method to contribute to evidence-based nursing based on analysis of qualitative research was used to perform a literature-based study. Data from eleven qualitative articles were analysed. Results: The result shows that patients with myocardial infarction are experiencing a variety of feelings in connection with the various changes that caused the myocardial infarction. These feelings are handled by the people in different ways. Some patients experience life being better after a myocardial infarction, while some experience it worse. The result shows that depression, anguish and anxiety are common feelings that occur after a myocardial infarction but also gratefulness for survival. The analysis presented two head themes with two sub themes. The first theme “another life” with the two sub theme “A second chance and a new lifestyle” and “Changing social relations”. The second theme was “Change in everyday life” with the two sub themes “Reduced well-being” and “Emotional responses”. Conclusion: The study highlights the fact that different individuals deal with changes after myocardial infarction differently, which is not unusual; but in the result, the differences are very dramatic

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 16
Keywords [en]
changes, experiences lifestyle, myocardial infarction, patient perspectives
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-12707Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-12707DiVA, id: diva2:1231988
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Nursing science
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Nursing Programme
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Available from: 2018-07-23 Created: 2018-07-10 Last updated: 2018-07-23Bibliographically approved

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