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AIM This paper reports on of the effects of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme on psychosocial attributes, self-care behaviour and quality of life among congestive heart failure patients who experienced slight to marked limitation of physical activity. BACKGROUND Most self-management programmes for congestive heart failure patients emphasize(More)
OBJECTIVE The Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP)was recently evaluated among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) in a randomized controlled trial (n = 317) with twelve months of follow-up after the start of the programme. That trial demonstrated short-term improvements in cardiac-specific quality of life. The current study assessed(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Clinical outcome in cardiorenal syndrome (CRS) Type 2 and treatment with dialysis. METHODS Prospective observational non-randomized study. RESULTS Twenty-three patients were included, mean age 66±21 years. Twelve (52%) patients were treated with peritoneal dialysis (PD) and 11 (48%) with intermittent haemodialysis (IHD). Median survival(More)
Patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) have a significantly lower peak aerobic capacity compared to healthy subjects, and, may therefore experience more inconvenience during the performance of domestic activities of daily life (ADLs). To date, the extent to which task-related oxygen uptake, heart rate, ventilation and symptoms during the performance of(More)
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