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Surveying the Reasons for Refusing Coronary Angiography in Patients Referring to Cardiac Ward of Valiasr Hospital in Fasa
Mostafa Bijani 1, Abbas Valizadeh2, Amenh Sayari3, Babak Samizadeh4
1- Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran. , Bizhani_mostafa@yahoo.com
2- Department of Cardiology, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran.
3- Valiasr hospital, Fasa University of Medical Science, Fasa, Iran.
4- Student Research Committee, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran.
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Background & Objective: Coronary angiography has become the largest interventional diagnostic test in recent years. As it has had large effects on anxiety and satisfaction of patients in treatment and care the objective of the present study is to survey the reasons for which the patients, referring to cardiac ward of Valiasr hospital in Fasa, refuse to undergo coronary angiography.

  

Materials & Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 60 individuals candidate for coronary angiography were selected. The samples were selected via census. The tool for collecting the data was a researcher-made questionnaire. The data were analyzed by SPSS-15 software, descriptive statistics, Mann-Whitney test, and Kruskal- Wallis test.

  

Results: The mean age of the samples was 58/9±12/8 years. Financial problems, fear and anxiety, lack of awareness, and lack of confidence in the physician’s diagnosis were the most important factors. The effect of fear has been reported more in women compared to men for refusing coronary angiography (p=.037).

  

Conclusion: According to the above results, financial problems, fear and anxiety, lack of awareness, and lack of confidence in the physician’s diagnosis are the factors effective in accepting coronary angiography. Therefore, more contrivances are needed to eliminate these effective factors in order to prepare cardiac patients, who are candidate for coronary angiography, a tranquility to accept and to perform angiography.

 

 

 
Keywords: Effective factors, Coronary angiography, Cardiac patients
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cardiology
Received: 2014/04/28 | Accepted: 2014/10/11 | Published: 2015/02/2


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