The role of nurses in the sexual counseling
of patients after myocardial infarction.
The survey was derived from a 29-item Likert scale instrument (the Exercise and Sexual Activity in Heart Failure Questionnaire) addressing sexual activity, fears, and perceived need for sexual counseling
Although six months postinjury seems like an ideal time to provide sexual counseling
, research has demonstrated that more than 90% of people with SCI never receive counseling or education on the topic once they leave their acute rehabilitation program.
Frank provides sexual counseling
for the couple, role-playing with Sadie about her preferences in (and out) of the sack.
Waterhouse and Metcalfe (1991) speculated that nurses may be less apt to offer sexual counseling
to patients if they perceive that patients do not believe that sexuality is appropriate for nurses to address.
Brief sexual counseling
for medical patients: a workshop for training professionals.