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Policymaker (health systems) article

Improving support for heart failure patients: A systematic review to understand patients' perspectives on self-care



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2015
  • Quality Rating
    6/9 (AMSTAR rating from Program in Policy Decision-making)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (26); Australia (2); Canada (2); UK (2); Malaysia (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Thailand (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (26); Australia (2); Canada (2); UK (2); Malaysia (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Thailand (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Self-management
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
  • Theme
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Technologies
    Drugs
Publication details
  • Citation
    Spaling MA, Currie K, Strachan PH, Harkness K, Clark AM. Improving support for heart failure patients: A systematic review to understand patients' perspectives on self-care. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2015.
  • DOI
    10.1111/jan.12712

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