An ostrich, or an Eeyore mentality?

Stuart-Jones, Vicqui
October 2012
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Oct2012, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p465
Academic Journal
The editor discusses the Scottish Parliament's Public Audit Committee (PAC) report published in February 2012, which focused majorly on the access to cardiology services by people from deprived and ethnic minority communities. The report found that many people failed to recognise the symptoms of a heart attack and had a 'fatalistic attitude.' The author also highlights the article by Farquharson and colleagues, which analyses why people take longer to seek help for their symptoms.


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