Addressing the burden of heart failure in Australia: the scope for home-based interventions.

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dc.contributor.author Davidson, P
dc.contributor.author Stewart, S
dc.contributor.author Elliott, D
dc.contributor.author Daly, J
dc.contributor.author Sindone, A
dc.contributor.author Cockburn, J
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:34:20Z
dc.date.issued 2001-10
dc.identifier.citation The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 2001, 16 (1), pp. 56 - 68
dc.identifier.issn 0889-4655
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4672
dc.description.abstract The growing burden of heart failure (HF) challenges health practitioners to implement and evaluate models of care to facilitate optimal health related outcomes. Australia supports a publicly funded universal health insurance system with a strong emphasis on primary care provided by general practitioners. The burden of chronic HF, and a social and political framework favoring community-based, noninstitutionalized care, represents an ideal environment in which home-based HF programs can be implemented successfully. Cardiovascular nurses are well positioned to champion and mentor implementation of evidence-based, patient-centered programs in Australian communities. This paper describes the facilitators and barriers to implementation of best practice models in the Australian context. These include the challenge of providing care in a diverse, multicultural society and the need for clinical governance structures to ensure equal access to the most effective models of care.
dc.format Print
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1097/00005082-200110000-00008
dc.subject Humans, Home Care Services, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Heart Failure, Models, Organizational, Chronic Disease, Cost of Illness, Patient-Centered Care, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Australia, Female, Male, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Australia, Chronic Disease, Cost of Illness, Female, Heart Failure, Home Care Services, Humans, Male, Models, Organizational, Patient-Centered Care, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Australia, heart failure, heart failure nurse, homebased, models of care, Nursing
dc.subject Humans; Home Care Services; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Heart Failure; Models, Organizational; Chronic Disease; Cost of Illness; Patient-Centered Care; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Australia; Female; Male; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Australia; Chronic Disease; Cost of Illness; Female; Heart Failure; Home Care Services; Humans; Male; Models, Organizational; Patient-Centered Care; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Australia, heart failure, heart failure nurse, homebased, models of care; Nursing
dc.title Addressing the burden of heart failure in Australia: the scope for home-based interventions.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent The Journal of cardiovascular nursing
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 16
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1076 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1083 en_US
dc.cauo.name Mathematical Sciences en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Chronic Disease
dc.description.keywords Models, Organizational
dc.description.keywords Cost of Illness
dc.description.keywords Aged
dc.description.keywords Aged, 80 and over
dc.description.keywords Home Care Services
dc.description.keywords Patient-Centered Care
dc.description.keywords Quality Assurance, Health Care
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords Female
dc.description.keywords Male
dc.description.keywords Heart Failure
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Home Care Services
dc.description.keywords Aged
dc.description.keywords Aged, 80 and over
dc.description.keywords Heart Failure
dc.description.keywords Models, Organizational
dc.description.keywords Chronic Disease
dc.description.keywords Cost of Illness
dc.description.keywords Patient-Centered Care
dc.description.keywords Quality Assurance, Health Care
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords Female
dc.description.keywords Male
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research


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