The following is an excerpt from the July 29 online edition of The Wichita Eagle. Elaine Steinke, professor of nursing at Wichita State University, contributed to the article.
WSU professor lead author in major AHA study
In a recommendation released today (July 29), the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology urge health care providers to counsel heart and stroke patients on resuming sexual activity, according to a news release.
"Our hope is to provide guidance for health care providers and to help make sure sexual counseling is a part of routine practice," said Elaine Steinke, lead author of the recommendation and professor of nursing at Wichita State University.