Motivational interviewing to change quality of life for people with chronic heart failure: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Brodie2008MotivationalIT,
  title={Motivational interviewing to change quality of life for people with chronic heart failure: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={D A David A Brodie and Allison Inoue and David Graeme Shaw},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={489-500}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with chronic heart failure have a reduced quality of life due in part to their limited range of physical activity and independence. OBJECTIVES The paper examines whether a physical activity 'lifestyle' intervention, based on motivational interviewing, will improve quality of life at five months from baseline, compared with conventional treatment. METHODS Sixty older patients with chronic heart failure were randomly assigned to either a 'standard care', 'motivational… CONTINUE READING