Prevalence of low health literacy levels in decompensated heart failure compared with acute myocardial infarction patients.
Perrin A, Abdalla G, Viprey M, Delahaye F, Mewton N, Ovize M, Sebbag L, Bochaton T, Dima AL, Bravant E, Schott AM, Haesebaert J.
Objectives: Identify the strategies implemented by emergency care professionals when facing tension and interpersonal violence from patients and their friends and family.
Design: Descriptive qualitative study based on 38 semidirective interviews.
Participants: Doctors, nurses, nursing assistants and administrative staff.
Setting: Four emergency departments (EDs) from three French university hospitals.