Nurses' study links better heart outcomes to psychological interventions

10/16/2013 | Nurse.com

An analysis presented at the annual meeting of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association of the European Society of Cardiology found psychological interventions were associated with a 55% reduction in mortality and cardiovascular events among heart disease patients at two years or more. "The nurses on our coronary care unit observed that patients were less likely to have another heart attack, die or return to hospital when we talked to them about their treatment, played music for them or helped religious patients to say prayers," said study co-author and registered nurse Zoi Aggelopoulou of Athens, Greece.

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