Health Status and Self-care Outcomes After an Education-Support Intervention for People With Chronic Heart Failure

Author: Clark, A. P. Country/countries: United States Number of patients participating in the study: 50 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: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring and emotional-based behavioural techniques Intervention components: E+MT+EB
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Setting of implementation: Home-care Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Asking for professional help or emergency care when needed, Communication with healthcare and/or social care providers, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Quality of life Quality of life Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ)
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy Self-care Chronic Heart Failure Index (SCHFI)

Patient characteristics

Age: 62.4 years (+/- a standard deviation of 10.9) 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

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
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy