|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2644962||1138452||2016||5 صفحه PDF||ندارد||دانلود رایگان|
BackgroundThis study was conducted to investigate the effects of family training and support on quality of life and cost of hospital readmissions in congestive heart failure patients.MethodsIn this single-blinded, randomized, controlled trial, the participants were heart failure patients hospitalized in an Iranian hospital. Data were collected from available hospitalized patients. The participants were enrolled through randomized sampling and were divided randomly into two groups, an intervention group and a control group. The intervention group received extra training package for the disease. Training was provided at discharge and three months after. A standard questionnaire to assess the QoL was filled out by both groups at discharge and six months after.ResultsMean scores of QoL domains at the beginning of the study decreased in control group and increased in intervention in comparison with six months after (p < 0.01).ConclusionNursing care follow-up according to heart failure patients’ needs promoted their QoL.
Journal: Applied Nursing Research - Volume 31, August 2016, Pages 165–169