Knowledge and distress: implications for cardiac recovery programmes

  • Joan Foulkes
  • Marie Johnston
  • Catherine Robertson


Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes aim to provide the patient and family with the information, skills and coping strategies necessary to take appropriate control over the management of their own recovery pain (Dorossiev, 1983; O’Connor, 1989; Thompson, 1990; Lewin et al., 1992).


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  • Joan Foulkes
  • Marie Johnston
  • Catherine Robertson

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