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Current Issue Highlights

Progress in Prevention

Council on Cardiovascular Nursing

American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Liaison Report on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Bovino, Leonie Rose; Toney, Debra A.; Alonso, Windy

The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 37(3):202-203, May/June 2022.

Cardiac Surgery Outcomes

Heart Failure: Psychosocial Factors

Innovative Interventions

Impact of a Theory-Based Intervention to Promote Medication Adherence in Patients With a History of Myocardial Infarction

Pedrosa, Rafaela Batista dos Santos; Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme; Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus

The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 37(3):E1-E10, May/June 2022.



 Research Resources

Official site for the Self Care of Heart Failure Index.

This instrument was developed by Dr. Barbara Riegel over the past 2 decades. This instrument has strong psychometric support and is frequently used to measure self care in studies of patients with heart failure. This site offers a brief history of the instrument, the Self Care of Heart Failure Model upon which the instrument is based, the instrument, foreign language versions, directions for use and for scoring and information about adaptations of the instrument in development to measure self care in other patient populations. As this instrument is in the public domain, it may be accessed through this site and used without specific permission from Dr. Riegel, the developer of this instrument.