Self-care for the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease

ISF Partners: Professor Barbara Riegel (University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Professor Debra Moser (University of Kentucky, USA)

Programme: Production of an updated ‘State of the Science’ report for the American Heart Association (AHA) on self-care for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease. ISF (David Webber) is co-author with 10 university institutions on this report with a publication date of end-2017. ISF’s contributions include the use of technologies in self-care and environment/community-level interventions.

The paper was published in September 2017 and the full citation is as follows:

Riegel B, Moser DK, Buck HG, Dickson VV, Dunbar SB, Lee CS, Lennie TA, Lindenfeld J, Mitchell JE, Treat-Jacobson DJ, Webber DE; on behalf of the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease; and Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research.

Self-care for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and stroke: a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6:e006997. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.117. 006997.

The paper may be viewed here: http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/6/9/e006997

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