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Impact of Early Telephone Follow-up in Recently Discharged Heart Failure Patients
Background: Due to the vulnerability of the heart failure population and the economical burden on the healthcare system, legislature introduced a program addressing heart failure readmissions. Close outpatient follow-up ...
Advance Practice Registered Nurse Heart Failure Clinic: Impact on Supporting Self Managment and Quality of Life.
By 2030, more Americans than ever will suffer from a diagnosis of heart failure, resulting in a drastic increase within the socioeconomic burden of providing care. Coordinating care and supporting self-management are key ...
Providers Perceptions of the Use of a Telephone Script to Prevent and Lower Readmission Rates of Congestive Heart Failure Patients
Background: Congestive heart failure is one of the leading causes of hospital admissions in adults greater than 65 years old and costs the United States 32 billion dollars annually (Center for Disease Control- Heart Failure ...