The relationship between self-concept and adherence to therapeutic regimens in patients with heart failure.

@article{Heydari2011TheRB,
  title={The relationship between self-concept and adherence to therapeutic regimens in patients with heart failure.},
  author={Abbas Heydari and Shahnaz Ahrari and Saeed Vaghee},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={475-80}
}
BACKGROUND AND RESEARCH OBJECTIVE Cardiovascular diseases are the primary cause of death in Iran, and currently, heart failure (HF) has a prevalence of 3500 in 100,000 people. Despite advances in medical treatment for HF, nonadherence to prescribed therapeutic regimen remains as a problem among HF patients. A better understanding of the factors that influence patient adherence to therapeutic regimen may help nurses enhance quality of care in HF patients. The purpose of this study was to examine… CONTINUE READING

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