Health-seeking beliefs of cardiovascular patients: A qualitative study

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dc.contributor.author Davidson, Patricia en_US
dc.contributor.author Daly, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Leung, Dominic en_US
dc.contributor.author And, Esther en_US
dc.contributor.author Paull, Glenn en_US
dc.contributor.author Digiacomo, Michelle en_US
dc.contributor.author Hancock, Karen en_US
dc.contributor.author Cao, Yingjuan en_US
dc.contributor.author Du, Hui en_US
dc.contributor.author Thompson, David en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-06T10:46:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-06T10:46:18Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005644 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Davidson Patricia et al. 2011, 'Health-seeking beliefs of cardiovascular patients: A qualitative study', Pergamon, vol. JulyOnline, en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0020-7489 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17484
dc.description.abstract The study aims were to (a) describe the experiences of Chinese Australians with heart disease following discharge from hospital for an acute cardiac event; (b) identify patterns and cultural differences of Chinese Australians following discharge from hospital; and (c) illustrate the illness/health seeking behaviors and health beliefs of Chinese Australians. Design Qualitative study Methods Interview data were obtained from the following sources: (a) focus groups of Chinese community participants without heart disease; (b) interviews with patients recently discharged from hospital following an admission for an acute cardiac event; and (c) interviews with Chinese-born health professionals working in Australia. Qualitative thematic analysis was undertaken. Results Study themes generated from the data were: (1) linking traditional values and beliefs with Western medicine; (2) reverence for health professionals and family; and (3) juxtaposing traditional beliefs and self-management. Conclusions Considering the influence of cultural values in developing health care plans and clinical decision making is important. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pergamon en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.02.021 en_US
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Nursing Studies. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Nursing Studies, [48 (2011) 1367–1375] doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.02.021” en_US
dc.title Health-seeking beliefs of cardiovascular patients: A qualitative study en_US
dc.parent International Journal of Nursing Studies en_US
dc.journal.volume 48 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 11 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1367 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1375 en_US
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dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
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dc.percentage 80 en_US
dc.classification.name Health and Community Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
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dc.description.keywords Chinese Australians, Health-seeking behaviors, Cardiovascular disease en_US


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