A systematic review of the mediating role of knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviour in telehealth patients with heart failure.

@article{Ciere2012ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the mediating role of knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviour in telehealth patients with heart failure.},
  author={Yvette Ciere and Martin Cartwright and Stanton Peter Newman},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={
          384-91
        }
}
We conducted a systematic review of controlled trials and pre-post studies to examine whether the putative benefits of telehealth, notably, improvements in clinical outcomes and quality of life, are mediated by increases in knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviour in patients with heart failure. Telehealth was defined as any system of home-based self-monitoring of signs or symptoms of heart failure that transferred data for remote assessment by healthcare providers. Seven electronic… CONTINUE READING

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