Evaluation of a Web-based education and counseling pilot program for older heart failure patients.

@article{Westlake2007EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a Web-based education and counseling pilot program for older heart failure patients.},
  author={Cheryl A Westlake and Lorraine S. Evangelista and Anna Str{\"o}mberg and Alvina Ter-Galstanyan and Sondra S Vazirani and Kathleen A Dracup},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={20-6}
}
Web-based communication has been reported as a feasible management tool for heart failure (HF) patients and has also been documented to positively impact quality of life (QOL). The feasibility and effectiveness of a Web-based educational and HF management program among older HF patients (60 years and older), however, have not been previously explored. Therefore, a prospective study was conducted. QOL (physical and mental health) and perceived control (PC) scores of 40 participants were measured… CONTINUE READING

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