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Adherence to Antihypertensive Medication in Older Adults With Hypertension
Background/Objectives:Effective prevention of cardiovascular events in people with hypertension requires optimal control of blood pressure. Despite advances in management, poor adherence toExpand
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A longitudinal examination of the association between nurse staffing levels, the practice environment and nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in hospitals
BackgroundThe level of patient safety and outcomes accomplished depends on the quality of care provided. Previous studies found that nurse-to-patient ratio, practice environment, and nursingExpand
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Stroke Self-Management Support Improves Survivors’ Self-Efficacy and Outcome Expectation of Self-Management Behaviors
Background and Purpose— Evidence shows self-management programs are associated with improved recovery outcomes. This article reports on the effectiveness of a new nurse-led self-efficacy–based strokeExpand
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Translation and Validation of a Chinese Version of the Stroke Self-Efficacy Questionnaire in Community-Dwelling Stroke Survivors
Background: Self-efficacy is a significant factor influencing stroke survivors’ participation in self-care and outcomes. The Stroke Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (SSEQ) is a stroke-specific measure ofExpand
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Theory‐based self‐management programs for promoting recovery in community‐dwelling stroke survivors: a systematic review
Background Post‐stroke recovery is demanding. Increasing studies have examined the effectiveness of self‐management programs underpinned by a theoretical framework for stroke survivors. SuchExpand
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Effects of Acupuncture on the Recovery Outcomes of Stroke Survivors with Shoulder Pain: A Systematic Review
Background Poststroke shoulder pain limits stroke survivors’ physical functioning, impairs their ability to perform daily activities, and compromises their quality of life. The use of acupuncture toExpand
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Establishing equivalence of a Chinese version of the stroke specific quality of life measure for stroke survivors
Abstract Introduction: The Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale is a stroke-specific measure of health-related quality of life. However, there has been no Chinese (Hong Kong) version of the scale.Expand
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Factors Determining the Uptake of Influenza Vaccination Among Children With Chronic Conditions
Background: Studies report that the influenza vaccination uptake rate among children with chronic conditions is alarmingly low. In Hong Kong, there has been no study examining parental decisionExpand
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Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led community-based self-management programme for improving recovery among community-residing stroke survivors
BackgroundRecovery after stroke is long-term and demanding. Optimising community-residing stroke survivors’ capability to self-manage their health is integral. Recent systematic reviews have shownExpand
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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a virtual multidisciplinary stroke care clinic for community-dwelling stroke survivors and caregivers: a randomised controlled trial protocol
Introduction The virtual multidisciplinary stroke care clinic (VMSCC) is the first nurse-led clinic developed to offer support to community-dwelling stroke survivors and caregivers, and to promoteExpand
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