Patients delay in seeking medical care for acute myocardial infarction symptoms

Motalebi, Seyedeh Ameneh (2013) Patients delay in seeking medical care for acute myocardial infarction symptoms. Rawal Medical Journal.

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Objective: To determine the reasons for delay in reported that the attribution of symptoms to other seeking medical care among patients with problems and misunderstanding of Myocardial myocardial infarction symptoms. Infarction symptoms had a moderate to high effect Methodology: Participants of this cross-sectional on their delay time. Nearly 55% of participants descriptive study consisted of 150 patients with prayed or hoped that signs or symptoms would go Acute Myocardial Infarction. They were referred to away, while 20.7% tried to be relaxed and none of Kermanshah Shahid Beheshti Heart Hospital, them asked for medical care as a first reaction. Iran at least 30 minutes after the onset of Conclusion: Interventions to decrease preMyocardial Infarction symptoms. Data collection hospital delay must focus on improving public was via structured questionnaire and patient awareness of Acute Myocardial Infarction medical charts. symptoms and increasing their knowledge on Results: 74% patients arrived at the hospital after early response and treatment benefits.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2016 07:04
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 07:04
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5410

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