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SHOxABILITY : Ability and avoidance of daily activity behaviors in ICD patients
(East Carolina University, 2012)
Background: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) shocks terminate potentially life-threatening arrhythmias. ICD shock may alter patient behavior via patients attempting to avoid daily activities or increasing heart ...
EXAMINATION OF TREADMILL STRESS TEST EXPOSURE THERAPY FOR PEDIATRIC CARDIAC DEVICE PATIENTS (TreadExpo)
(East Carolina University, 2016-09-16)
Pediatric patients with cardiac devices report fear and anxiety associated with exertion and activity resulting in high avoidance of activities, things, or places post-device implant. Extant pediatric cardiac literature ...