Chapter 3. Specialist Nurse Intervention in Chronic Heart Failure: The Evidence to Date

  1. Simon Stewart1 and
  2. Lynda Blue2
  1. Simon Stewart

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch3

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Stewart, S. (2004) Specialist Nurse Intervention in Chronic Heart Failure: The Evidence to Date, in Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition (eds S. Stewart and L. Blue), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    National Heart Foundation of Australia/Roche Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing, University of South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    Nurse Coordinator, Heart Failure Liaison Service, Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust, Glasgow, Scotland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917232

Online ISBN: 9780470750551

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Keywords:

  • specialist nurse;
  • quality of life;
  • treatment options;
  • clinical benefit;
  • poor social support

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Specialist nurse intervention in chronic heart failure: the evidence to date

  • Introduction

  • The individual burden of heart failure

  • Identifying barriers to better health outcomes in heart failure

  • Development of heart failure programmes of care: key issues and features

  • Key studies of heart failure programmes of care

  • Conclusions