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dc.contributor.authorStolic, Snezanaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Marionen_US
dc.contributor.authorWollin, Judyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T08:43:51Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T08:43:51Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2011-01-17T05:25:49Z
dc.identifier.issn14745151en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2010.02.003en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/35488
dc.description.abstractBackground Nurse-led telephone follow-up offers a relatively inexpensive method of delivering education and support for assisting recovery in the early discharge period; however, its efficacy is yet to be determined. Aim To perform a critical integrative review of the research literature addressing the effectiveness of nurse-led telephone interventions for people with coronary heart disease (CHD). Methods A literature search of five health care databases; Sciencedirect, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Pubmed, Proquest and Medline to identify journal articles between 1980 and 2009. People with cardiac disease were considered for inclusion in this review. The search yielded 128 papers, of which 24 met the inclusion criteria. Results A total of 8330 participants from 24 studies were included in the final review. Seven studies demonstrated statistically significant differences in all outcomes measured, used two group experimental research design and valid and reliable instruments. Some positive effects were detected in eight studies in regards to nurse-led telephone interventions for people with cardiac disease and no differences were detected in nine studies. Discussion Studies with some positive effects generally had stronger research designs, large samples, used valid and reliable instruments and extensive nurse-led educative interventions. Conclusion The results suggest that people with cardiac disease showed some benefits from nurse-led/delivered telephone interventions. More rigorous research into this area is needed.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevier BVen_US
dc.publisher.placeNetherlandsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom203en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto217en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue4en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Nursingen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume9en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchNursing not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode111099en_US
dc.titleNurse-led telephone interventions for people with cardiac disease: A review of the research literatureen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Health, School of Nursing and Midwiferyen_US
gro.date.issued2010
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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