Feasibility and acceptability of a nursing intervention with family caregiver on self-care among heart failure patients: a randomized pilot trial

Author: Cossette, S. Country/countries: Canada Number of patients participating in the study: 32 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: Action-based and emotional-based behavioural techniques and social support Intervention components: E+AB+EB+SS
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Setting of implementation: Home-care, Hospital care (hospitalized) Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours, Social roles

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy Therapeutic Self-Care Scale
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy N/A
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy Perceived Competence Scale (PCS)

Patient characteristics

Age: 67.35 years (+/- a standard deviation of 10.62) 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
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy