Multidimensional needs of patients living and dying with heart failure in Kenya: a serial interview study

@inproceedings{Kimani2018MultidimensionalNO,
  title={Multidimensional needs of patients living and dying with heart failure in Kenya: a serial interview study},
  author={Kellen N Kimani and Scott A Murray and Liz Grant},
  booktitle={BMC Palliative Care},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundHeart failure is an emerging challenge for Sub Saharan Africa. However, research on patients’ needs and experiences of care is scarce with little evidence available to support and develop services. We aimed to explore the experiences of patients living and dying with heart failure in Kenya.MethodsWe purposively recruited 18 patients admitted with advanced heart failure at a rural district hospital in Kenya. We conducted serial in depth interviews with patients at 0, 3 and 6 months… CONTINUE READING
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