Caring for acute myocardial infarction patients in the epidemic situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


  • Penchan Sanprasan School of Nursing, Shinawatra University
  • Jarukun Prekbunjun School of Nursing, Shinawatra University
  • Chiraporn Kesornsuwan School of Nursing, Shinawatra University


acute myocardial infarction, Coronavirus Disease 2019, nursing care


        The epidemic situation of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has transformed the world into a new era; that has altered the quality of life and trajectory of society around the world. The severity of the epidemic with Coronavirus Disease 2019 has resulted in high mortality of patients and affected the health of high-risk patients. Patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) are high risk and has a life-threatened crisis if infected with COVID-19. Nurses’ role had to detect and assessment the patients with MI to access to emergency care. In addition, nurses have to inform the patients to reduce the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and reduce risk factors after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Thus, the patients with acute myocardial infarction have a better quality of life when they have recovered and return home. They can perform self-care, health promotion and prevention risk factors of COVID-19 infection so that they could carry out activities of daily life appropriately and prevent the epidemic of COVID-19 in health care settings and communities.


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