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Pilot Studies
Darlene Welsh
J. Darlene Welsh, P.I. - Abstract

Misook Lee Chung, P.I. -
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Theory-based intervention to improve dietary self-management in heart failure

Effectiveness of intervention: adherence and constructs of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Improvement in self-management: adherence to low sodium diet

Biological measures: BNP, 24-hour urine

Clinical outcomes: quality of life, self-management, rehospitalization and mortality

Start date: 12/2007

Enhancing Patient-Family caregiver relationship to improve self-management of patients with heart failure.

Effectiveness of intervention: depressive symptoms

Improvement in self-management: adherence to low sodium diet, medication adherence, and psychological well being

Biological measures: 24-hour urine, objectively measured medication adherence

Clinical outcomes: quality of life, self-management, rehospitalization and mortality

Start date: 09/2009

Ann Peden
Ann R. Peden, P.I. - Abstract
 

Cognitive restructuring to decrease depressive symptoms and improve self-management of patients with heart failure

Effectiveness of intervention: depressive symptoms

Improvement in self-management: adherence to low sodium diet and medication adherence

Biological measures: BNP, 24-hour urine, objectively measured medication adherence

Clinical outcomes: depression, self-management, quality of life, rehospitalization and mortality

Start Date: 09/2011