The AHFKT was originally developed to measure knowledge about HF, treatment, and self-care. Version 2 included 30 questions measuring the domains of patient education related to the HF disease process, diet and nutrition (including sodium and fluid restriction), medications, symptoms, and behaviors (such as daily weighing and physical activity).
Year: 2018 Authors: Butts et al. Disease: Heart Failure Outcome: Knowledge
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Measure: Knowledge
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 3
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Scale: Higher scores are better, score range 0-100 Reference: Butts, B., Higgins, M., Dunbar, S., & Reilly, C. (2018). The Third Time’s A Charm: Psychometric Testing and Update of the Atlanta Heart Failure Knowledge Test. The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 33(1), 13.
Target population: General population Focus Disease specific Notes HF patients; Can also be used for family members Translations available: No Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Unclear 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000413.