The Effect Of Advance Practice Nurses During The Community And How Their Phone Calls Improve Their Quality Of Life

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Abstract
Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating condition that has become a public health problem. There are many debilitating effects of HF for many people that have to live with this disease. According to Hardin and Hussey (2003), recognize inadequate patient education, poor symptom control, and insufficient social support as factors that contribute to preventable HF related hospitalizations (p.p.74). Many people are frequently hospitalized because of HF exacerbation related to lack of knowledge, poor quality of life and medication non adherence. This research proposal determines the effect of Advance Practice Nurse led telephone intervention in the community and how their phone calls would improve the outcomes of patients with Heart Failure. This proposal identifies variables and measurement levels, research methodology and conclusion. The results of the research studies will support the idea that Advanced practice nurses has a positive impact on patients with HF, decreasing HF related hospital admissions and improving their quality of life.
Introduction
How does telephonic disease management from advanced practice nurses decrease readmissions for patients with heart failure? The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with Heart Failure (HF) who received telephone enhanced disease management led by an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) would experience fewer HF related hospital admissions and have improved quality of life. The challenges of heart failure are

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