The impact of nurse-directed patient education on quality of life and functional capacity in people with heart failure.

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Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, ISSN: 1041-2972, Vol: 18, Issue: 3, Page: 116-23

Publication Year:
2006
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16499744
DOI:
10.1111/j.1745-7599.2006.00107.x
Author(s):
Kutzleb, Judith; Reiner, Dana
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Wiley-Blackwell
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The purpose of this research was to evaluate the impact of a nurse-directed approach to patient education, which focused on lifestyle modification, daily weight management, diet, and medication compliance to improve the quality of life (QOL) and functional capacity in people with heart failure.