Q&A with Cynthia Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, from University of Washington School of Nursing: Addressing Sexual Dysfunction in Patients with Implantable Defibrillators

When patients have a defibrillator implated they have many concerns about their overall health, including how it affects their sex life. Research has shown the importance of doctors and their patients working together through these issues.

When patients have a defibrillator implated they have many concerns about their overall health, including how it affects their sex life. Research has shown the importance of doctors and their patients working together through these issues.

Cynthia Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, from the University of Washington School of Nursing discussed the importance of this conversation during the American Heart Association's Annual Scientific Sessions in Orlando.