Timing for delivering individualized patient education intervention to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft patients: An RCT.

@article{Fredericks2009TimingFD,
  title={Timing for delivering individualized patient education intervention to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft patients: An RCT.},
  author={Suzanne Fredericks},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={144-50}
}
BACKGROUND The primary focus of this study is on the timing of the delivery of education to patients who had CABG surgery. AIM To determine the efficacy of an individualized telephone patient education intervention, delivered at two different points in time (1-2 days pre-discharge versus 1-2 days post-discharge) in enhancing the CABG patient's knowledge of self-care behaviours, performance of self-care behaviours, and symptom frequency. METHOD A randomized clinical trial that included a… CONTINUE READING
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