What is it about?
This study looked at how talking to a nurse on the phone can help people with heart failure. We collected information from many studies to see if this phone coaching made a difference. We found that it did! People who talked to a nurse on the phone took better care of themselves and had a better quality of life. This shows that talking to a nurse on the phone can be a helpful way to take care of your health if you have heart failure.
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Why is it important?
This study is unique because it focuses on the impact of nurse-led telephone health coaching for people with heart failure. While previous research has shown some benefits, there has been uncertainty. Our systematic review and meta-analysis bring together data from multiple studies, making our findings more robust and reliable. This timely research addresses a growing need for accessible and effective healthcare interventions, especially through remote methods like phone coaching. By demonstrating the positive effects on self-care behavior and quality of life, our study can help healthcare providers and policymakers make informed decisions about using nurse-led telecoaching for heart failure patients. This could lead to improved patient outcomes and a more patient-centered approach to care.
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This page is a summary of: Outcomes of nurse‐led telecoaching intervention for patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials, Journal of Clinical Nursing, September 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jocn.16025.
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