Australian nurses in general practice based heart failure management: implications for innovative collaborative practice.

@article{Halcomb2004AustralianNI,
  title={Australian nurses in general practice based heart failure management: implications for innovative collaborative practice.},
  author={Elizabeth J Halcomb and Patricia M Davidson and J Patrick Daly and Julie J Yallop and Geoffrey Tofler},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={135-47}
}
BACKGROUND The growing global burden of heart failure (HF) necessitates the investigation of alternative methods of providing co-ordinated, integrated and client-focused primary care. Currently, the models of nurse-coordinated care demonstrated to be effective in randomized controlled trials are only available to a relative minority of clients and their families with HF. This current gap in service provision could prove fertile ground for the expansion of practice nursing [The Nurse in Family… CONTINUE READING

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