Disease management interventions for heart failure (HF) are inconsistent and very seldom incorporate the views and needs of patients and their caregivers into intervention design. To improve intervention effectiveness and consistency, a systematic review identified 49 studies which examined the views and needs of patients with HF and their caregivers about the nature and determinants of effective HF self-care.
- heart failure
- self care
- systematic review
Clark, A. M., Spaling, M., Harkness, K., Spiers, J., Strachan, P. A., Thompson, D. R., & Currie, K. (2014). Determinants of effective heart failure self-care: a systematic review of patients’ and caregivers’ perceptions. Heart, 100, 716-721. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304852