Education about vascular disease requires Information to change habits related to diet, activity, and personal health. Uncertainty significantly impacts the ability of individuals with a chronic disease to feel secure in treatment programs. A clear understanding of the disease, mutual development of measurable goals, clear communication, and a commitment to change provide the format for a successful education and prevention program. As the health-care system expects each individual to assume more responsibility for health promotion and maintenance, education will be key
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Vascular Disease| November 01 1995
Peripheral Vascular Disease: Educational Concerns for Patients With a Chronic Disease in a Changing Health-Care Environment
AACN Adv Crit Care (1995) 6 (4): 670–676.
Arline Cookingham; Peripheral Vascular Disease: Educational Concerns for Patients With a Chronic Disease in a Changing Health-Care Environment. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 November 1995; 6 (4): 670–676. doi:
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