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Title Improving outcomes in chronic heart failure : specialist nurse intervention from research to practice / edited by Simon Stewart, Lynda Blue
Edition Second edition
Published London : BMJ, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Summary Annotation Heart failure is a condition that often results in chronic tiredness and shortness of breath. It also requires complex nursing and medical treatment, especially after a hospital admission, which is all too frequent for persons with heart failure. This book describes and discusses the latest research concerning the benefits of having specially trained nurses manage the care of patients with heart failure after they have been discharged from hospital to their own home. Leading nurses and doctors from around the world discuss their experiences with this type of innovative and effective care program. Building upon these experiences, the book also contains a practical guide to developing this type of care program into a fully functional service that provides quality care to those patients admitted to hospital with heart failure
Notes First edition published in 2001 as 'Improving outcomes in chronic heart failure: a practical guide to specialist nurse interventions'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Heart failure -- Nursing -- Case studies.
Heart failure -- Nursing.
Nursing specialties.
Chronic Disease -- nursing.
Heart Failure -- nursing.
Treatment Outcome.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Blue, Lynda.
Stewart, Simon, 1964-
ISBN 0470750197 (electronic bk.)
0470750553
0585395217 (electronic bk.)
9780470750193 (electronic bk.)
9780470750551
9780585395210 (electronic bk.)