Hospital Discharge Education for Patients With Heart Failure: What Really Works and What Is the Evidence?
- Exploring the beliefs of heart failure patients towards their heart failure medicines and self care activities. Percival, Matthew; Cottrell, W.; Jayasinghe, Rohan // International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy;Aug2012, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p618
Aim To identify Heart Failure patients' beliefs towards their medications and how these beliefs relate to adherence. Method Patients attending a multi-disciplinary, community based heart failure clinic on the Gold Coast, Australia were interviewed using a questionnaire composed of fours parts:...
- INNOVATIVE MULTIMEDIA APPROACH FOR PATIENTS DISCHARGED WITH ASTHMA. // Respiratory Care;Oct2014, Vol. 59 Issue 10, pOF24
An abstract of the article "Innovative Multimedia Approach for Patients Discharged With Asthma" by Lisa A. Regnold-Frank. Melinda Butsch-Kovacic, Sara Stigler, Edward Conwav, David Hammond, Carolyn Kercsmar is presented.
- Adherence to medication... This practice profile is based on NS505 Kaufman G, Birks Y (2009) Strategies to improve patients' adherence to medication. Nursing Standard. 23, 49, 51-57. Cowan, Michelle // Nursing Standard;9/15/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p59
A learning zone article helped Michelle Cowan with medication administration.
- Effectiveness of Discharge Counseling on Compliance and Problems of Patients who have Undergone Heart Valve Replacement. Ramya, K. R.; Andrews, G. R. // International Journal of Nursing Education;Jan-Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p49
Heart valve surgery is in no way unique in the respect that treatment aimed to improve patient status, may also lead to consequences which can result in the opposite. Whatever the method used, all surgical intervention in the heart valve disease will influence the patient's quality of life. This...
- EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE HOSPITAL DISCHARGE OF THE ELDERLY SUBJECTS UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY. Gonalves Delatorre, Patrocinia; Chaves S, Selma Petra // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7S, p5040
Objectives: to identify the needs of the elderly people, in relation to their medication and lifestyle, about self-care after the hospital discharge; to develop an educational technology aimed at self-care with medications and lifestyle as planning strategies of the hospital discharge of elderly...
- 216 What are barriers to compliance with diet, fluid restriction and daily weighing of heart failure patients. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p41
An abstract of the study "What Are Barriers to Compliance With Diet, Fluid Restriction and Daily Weighing of Heart Failure Patients," by T. Jaarsma and colleagues, is presented.
- Hospital Pharmacy Pulse - Recent Publications on Medications and Pharmacy. Russett, Flint // Hospital Pharmacy;Nov2010, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p882
The article presents a study on the impact of a clinical pharmacist discharge service for adult patients with heart failure. It says that prescription error was the most frequently encountered problem by the studied group, namely the intervention and the control group. Meanwhile, it presents...
- Patients' knowledge and beta blocker treatment improve prognosis of patients from a heart failure clinic. Lainscak, Mitja; Keber, Irena // European Journal of Heart Failure;Mar2006, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p187
Abstract: Background: Several studies have shown improvement of prognosis in patients managed in heart failure (HF) clinics. However, the value of the individual management components is not well established. Aim: To assess the prognostic value of pharmacological treatment and patient''s...
- Switching to Once-Daily Evidence-Based Î²-Blockers in Patients With Systolic Heart Failure or Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Myocardial Infarction. Albert, Nancy M. // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p62
The article proposes the simplification of Î²-blocker regimen for patients with systolic heart failure by using evidence-based Î²-blockers with once-daily dosing to improve patient medication adherence. Carvedilol CR, metaprolol succinate and bisoprolol are once-daily Î²-blocker therapies...