Clinical effectiveness of individual patient education in heart surgery patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Fredericks2017ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical effectiveness of individual patient education in heart surgery patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Suzanne Fredericks and Terrence M. Yau},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={65},
  pages={44-53}
}
The objective of this systematic review was to compare the effectiveness of individualized patient education interventions to standardized patient education interventions on the rate of readmission, performance of specific health behaviours, depression, anxiety, and cognition during the post-hospital discharge recovery period following cardiovascular surgery. DESIGN AND DATA SOURCES Randomized controlled trials that included study participants who underwent their first bypass and/or valve… CONTINUE READING