Evaluating a web-based self-management intervention in patients with heart failure: A pilot study

Ghafouryan Gomish Bashi, Nazli (2015) Evaluating a web-based self-management intervention in patients with heart failure: A pilot study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This pilot study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of a web-based self-management intervention in patients with heart failure. The study consisted of two phases including developing the web-based application and examining its feasibility in a group of heart failure patients. The results of this study were consistent with the current literature which has failed to show the benefits of web-based interventions for chronic disease self-management. In the current thesis, therefore, issues influencing the effectiveness of the web-based interventions were analysed. Recommendations for improving effectiveness of the web-based applications were also provided.

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ID Code: 82285
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Douglas, Clint & Windsor, Carol
Keywords: Heart failure, Self-management, Web-based intervention, Patient education, Knowledge, Self-care, Self-efficacy
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2015 06:53
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:25

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