Self-care and Its Predictors in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure in Western Iran.

@article{Siabani2016SelfcareAI,
  title={Self-care and Its Predictors in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure in Western Iran.},
  author={Soraya Siabani and Tim Driscoll and Patricia M Davidson and Farid Najafi and Marisa C Jenkins and Stephen R. Leeder},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={22-30}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic heart failure (CHF) is an increasing and costly health problem worldwide. Effective self-care behaviors reduce the cost and improve CHF outcomes. Interventions targeting improvement of self-care need to identify the baseline status of patients and factors associated with self-care to tailor the programs to patients' needs. AIM The aim of this study was to describe self-care and its predictors in patients with CHF in western Iran. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 255… CONTINUE READING