Disease-specific knowledge and information preferences of young patients with congenital heart disease.

@article{Lesch2014DiseasespecificKA,
  title={Disease-specific knowledge and information preferences of young patients with congenital heart disease.},
  author={Wiebke Lesch and Katharina Specht and A Eberhard Lux and Michael Frey and Elisabeth M W J Utens and Ulrike M. M. Bauer},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={321-30}
}
AIMS Persons suffering from congenital heart defects require lifelong specialist medical care. Failure to attend cardiological follow-up examinations and risky health behaviour in the transition phase may cause severe medical complications. A good level of disease-specific knowledge enhances compliance. Therefore, the study's aim was to investigate: (a) the… CONTINUE READING