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Cardiology Management

Heart attack patients using inefficient coping methods for stress?

2017 24 Oct

Stress is a leading risk factor for heart disease and hypertension, which can impact a patient's quality of life. To deal with their stress, patients with a history of heart attack tend to use emotion-focused coping strategies such as eating more or drinking alcohol, while patients without a history of heart attack or heart disease often employ problem-focused... Read more

ICU Management

Coping with Stress in the ICU (C. Granger)

2013 15 Aug

Authors Charlie Granger FRCA Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Royal Lancaster Infirmary Lancaster, UK [email protected]   The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can be a highly stressful environment - not just for our patients and their relatives but also for us, the staff who care for... Read more