Vicki L. Zeigler
American Heart Association
PsychiatryInternal medicineDistressAssociation (psychology)PsychosocialIntensive care medicinePsychological interventionStatement (logic)Implantable cardioverter-defibrillatorPatient educationDiseaseMEDLINEQuality of life (healthcare)Cardiovascular nursingClinical careClinical cardiologyPatient characteristicsSaturated fat and cardiovascular disease controversyFamily medicineMedical emergencyMedicine
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Significant mortality benefits have been documented in recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs); however, the psychosocial distress created by the underlying arrhythmia and its potential treatments in patients and family members may be underappreciated by clinical care teams. The disentanglement of cardiac disease and device-related concerns is difficult. The majority of ICD patients and families successfully adjust to the ICD, but optimal care pathways may require additional...
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Abstract —Significant mortality benefits have been documented in recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators(ICDs); however, the psychosocial distress created by the underlying arrhythmia and its potential treatments in patientsand family members may be underappreciated by clinical care teams. The disentanglement of cardiac disease anddevice-related concerns is difficult. The majority of ICD patients and families successfully adjust to the ICD, but optimalcare pathways may require addi...