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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 674783, 9 pages
Coping Experiences: A Pathway towards Different Coping Orientations Four and Twelve Months after Myocardial Infarction—A Grounded Theory Approach
1Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Science Center, Finland
2Mari Salminen-Tuomaala, School of Health Care and Social Work, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Koskenalantie 17, 60220 Seinäjoki, Finland
3Matti Rekiaro, Centre For Pharmacotherapy Development, The Hospital District of Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinäjoki, Finland
4Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Etelä-Pohjanmaa Hospital District, Finland
Received 19 May 2012; Revised 21 September 2012; Accepted 19 October 2012
Academic Editor: Sabina DeGeest
Copyright © 2012 Mari Salminen-Tuomaala et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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