A telephone-delivered empowerment intervention with patients diagnosed with heart failure

Author: Shearer, Nelma B. C. Country/countries: United States Number of patients participating in the study: 87 This study was focused on patients living with Heart Failure
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Intervention components: UC
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring, action-based and emotional-based behavioural techniques delivered remotely Intervention components: E+MT+AB+EB+R
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Setting of implementation: Outpatient care (hospital) Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Cessation or reduction of alcohol and other harmful consumptions, Early recognition of symptoms, Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Physical management, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Effekt Messgröße Tool
Patient activation Patient activation Power as Knowing Participa-tion in Change Tool VII
Quality of life Quality of life N/A
Quality of life Quality of life N/A
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy Self-Management of Heart Failure (SMHF) scale

Patient characteristics

Age: 76.03 years (+/- a standard deviation of 8.32) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Heart Failure: N/A Severity of the disease: N/A Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Effekt Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Patient activation - Patient activation
Quality of life - Quality of life
Quality of life - Quality of life
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy