Effects of a hospital-based education programme on self-care behaviour, care dependency and quality of life in patients with heart failure--a randomised controlled trial

Author: Koberich, S. Country/countries: Germany Number of patients participating in the study: 128 This study was focused on patients living with Heart Failure
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring and action-based behavioural techniques Intervention components: E+MT+AB
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Setting of implementation: Hospital care (hospitalized), Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: primary investigator Targeted self-management behaviours: Asking for professional help or emergency care when needed, Early recognition of symptoms, Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Physical management, Self-monitoring, Smoking cessation or reduction

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Quality of life Quality of life Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ)
Quality of life Quality of life Care Dependency Scale (CDS)
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy European Heart Failure Self-care Behavior Scale (EHFScBS-9)

Patient characteristics

Age: 61.7 years (+/- a standard deviation of 12.0) Gender: 19 females 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

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