Barbara J Riegel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A situation-specific theory of heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:190-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and resuscitation training by combining audiovisual feedback and debriefing
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2817-22. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of naturalistic decision making in adults with chronic heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Nurs Res 62:91-8. 2013
  4. pmc Modifiable factors associated with sleep dysfunction in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia 19104 4217, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:402-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A middle-range theory of self-care of chronic illness
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:194-204. 2012
  6. pmc Determinants of excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 21:271-93. 2012
  7. pmc Predictors of objectively measured medication nonadherence in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    Biobehavioral Research Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:430-6. 2012
  8. pmc Double jeopardy: the influence of excessive daytime sleepiness and impaired cognition on health-related quality of life in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:730-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes over 6-months in health-related quality of life in a matched sample of Hispanics and non-Hispanics with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:689-98. 2003
  10. pmc Poor sleep and impaired self-care: towards a comprehensive model linking sleep, cognition, and heart failure outcomes
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6020, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:337-44. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint A situation-specific theory of heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:190-6. 2008
    ..These propositions were tested and supported using data obtained in previous research. Support of these propositions provides early evidence for this situation-specific theory of heart failure self-care...
  2. doi request reprint Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and resuscitation training by combining audiovisual feedback and debriefing
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2817-22. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a multimodal training method comprising audiovisual feedback and immediate debriefing would improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation performance among care providers...
  3. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of naturalistic decision making in adults with chronic heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Nurs Res 62:91-8. 2013
    ..Self-care of heart failure has been described as a naturalistic decision-making process, but the data available to defend this description are anecdotal...
  4. pmc Modifiable factors associated with sleep dysfunction in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia 19104 4217, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:402-9. 2012
    ..Sleep dysfunction contributes to poor quality of life in adults with heart failure (HF). The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with sleep dysfunction that may be modifiable...
  5. doi request reprint A middle-range theory of self-care of chronic illness
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:194-204. 2012
    ..Assumptions and propositions of the theory are specified. Factors influencing self-care including experience, skill, motivation, culture, confidence, habits, function, cognition, support from others, and access to care are described...
  6. pmc Determinants of excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 21:271-93. 2012
    ..04). Only sleep quality was associated with fatigue (p < .001). Sleep-disordered breathing was not significantly associated with EDS or with fatigue. These factors may be amenable to intervention...
  7. pmc Predictors of objectively measured medication nonadherence in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    Biobehavioral Research Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:430-6. 2012
    ..Medication nonadherence rates are high. The factors predicting nonadherence in heart failure remain unclear...
  8. pmc Double jeopardy: the influence of excessive daytime sleepiness and impaired cognition on health-related quality of life in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:730-6. 2012
    ..To determine how excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and impaired cognition contribute to health-related quality of life (HRQL) in heart failure (HF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes over 6-months in health-related quality of life in a matched sample of Hispanics and non-Hispanics with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:689-98. 2003
    ..Further exploration of this naturally occurring phenomenon may provide insight into how HRQL can be improved in the general heart failure population...
  10. pmc Poor sleep and impaired self-care: towards a comprehensive model linking sleep, cognition, and heart failure outcomes
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6020, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:337-44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to propose a conceptual model describing how poor sleep may contribute to inadequate self-care and untoward outcomes in persons with HF...
  11. pmc An update on the self-care of heart failure index
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:485-97. 2009
    ..In the 5 years since the SCHFI was published, we have added items, refined the response format of the maintenance scale and the SCHFI scoring procedure, and modified our advice about how to use the scores...
  12. doi request reprint Gender-specific barriers and facilitators to heart failure self-care: a mixed methods study
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:888-95. 2010
    ..Although approximately half of adults with heart failure (HF) are women, relatively little is known about gender differences and similarities in HF self-care...
  13. pmc Heart failure self-care in developed and developing countries
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    J Card Fail 15:508-16. 2009
    ..Heart failure (HF) self-care is poor in developed countries like the United States, but little is known about self-care in developing countries...
  14. pmc Differences in mortality in acute coronary syndrome symptom clusters
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 159:392-8. 2010
    ..We sought to identify which ACS symptoms are related-symptom clusters-and to determine if sample characteristics, response times, and outcomes differ among symptom cluster groups...
  15. doi request reprint Developing an instrument to measure heart failure disease management program intensity and complexity
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 4217, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:324-30. 2010
    ..The purpose of this effort was to develop an instrument that can be used to describe the intensity and complexity of heart failure (HF) disease management programs...
  16. doi request reprint Symptom recognition in elders with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 9104 6096, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:92-100. 2010
    ..Aging is associated with losses in hearing and vision. The objective of this study was to assess whether aging also is associated with less ability to detect and interpret afferent physiological information...
  17. pmc Who listens to our advice? A secondary analysis of data from a clinical trial testing an intervention designed to decrease delay in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e33-8. 2011
    ..Understanding which patients respond best to particular interventions designed to decrease delay time would provide mechanistic insights into the process by which interventions work...
  18. doi request reprint From novice to expert: confidence and activity status determine heart failure self-care performance
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4217, USA
    Nurs Res 60:132-8. 2011
    ..In a previous, small, mixed-methods study, heart failure patients were described as novice, expert, or inconsistent in self-care. In that study, self-care types differed in experience, confidence, attitudes, and skill...
  19. pmc Excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with poor medication adherence in adults with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Fail 17:340-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that medication adherence would be poorer in adults with heart failure (HF) and EDS and that cognitive status would be the mechanism of effect...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the development of expertise in heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Nurs Res 56:235-43. 2007
    ..Self-care is vital for successful heart failure (HF) management. Mastering self-care is challenging; few patients develop sufficient expertise to avoid repeated hospitalization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stress reactions and perceived difficulties of lay responders to a medical emergency
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Resuscitation 70:98-106. 2006
    ..Bystander CPR rates remain low. One reason may be that the thought of responding to an emergency is so stressful that it decreases the willingness of laypersons to respond...
  22. ncbi request reprint A motivational counseling approach to improving heart failure self-care: mechanisms of effectiveness
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:232-41. 2006
    ..Self-care is an integral component of successful heart failure (HF) management. Engaging patients in self-care can be challenging...
  23. ncbi request reprint How well are cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator skills retained over time? Results from the Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Trial
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:254-63. 2006
    ..Others have documented substantial skill deterioration during this time period...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator skill retention
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Am Heart J 150:927-32. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics associated with adequate CPR and AED skill retention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is individual peer support a promising intervention for persons with heart failure?
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:174-83. 2004
    ..Small group meetings may be less intrusive and more desirable for this patient population...
  26. doi request reprint Gender differences in and factors related to self-care behaviors: a cross-sectional, correlational study of patients with heart failure
    Seongkum Heo
    Indiana University, School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU426, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1807-15. 2008
    ..Modifiable factors, including psychosocial status, knowledge, and physical factors, are thought to influence heart failure self-care, but little is known about their combined impact on self-care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of successful heart failure self-care maintenance in the first three months after hospitalization
    Patricia M Chriss
    Unversity of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Heart Lung 33:345-53. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to replicate a prior study of predictors of self-care in heart failure (HF)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A nursing intervention to reduce prehospital delay in acute coronary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:186-93. 2006
    ..Patients are being followed for 2 years from the time of enrollment. The purpose of this article is to describe the intervention and its theoretical framework, and to outline the design of this randomized controlled trial...
  29. doi request reprint What works in chronic care management: the case of heart failure
    Julie Sochalski
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:179-89. 2009
    ..Our study offers policymakers and health plan administrators important guideposts for developing an evidence base on which to build effective policy and programmatic initiatives for chronic care management...
  30. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of telephone case management in Hispanics of Mexican origin with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing and Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 6096, USA
    J Card Fail 12:211-9. 2006
    ..We tested the effectiveness of telephone case management in decreasing hospitalizations and improving health-related quality of life (HRQL) and depression in Hispanics of Mexican origin with HF...
  31. ncbi request reprint Work-heart balance: the influence of biobehavioral variables on self-care among employees with heart failure
    Victoria Vaughan Dickson
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AAOHN J 56:63-73; quiz 74-6. 2008
    ..03). Those who successfully managed heart failure and work described strategies to incorporate self-care into their workdays, self-efficacy in managing symptoms while at work, and favorable attitudes toward employment...
  32. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in quality of life in persons with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    J Card Fail 14:41-7. 2008
    ..Few such comparisons have been performed in persons with heart failure. The purpose of this study was to compare HRQL in non-Hispanic white, black, and Hispanic adults with heart failure...
  33. doi request reprint A typology of heart failure self-care management in non-elders
    Victoria Vaughan Dickson
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, United States
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:171-81. 2008
    ..Self-care was defined as an active, cognitive process in which persons engage for the purpose of maintaining their health (maintenance) and managing symptoms (management)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cognitive influences on self-care decision making in persons with heart failure
    Victoria V Dickson
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Am Heart J 154:424-31. 2007
    ..Resulting deficits in memory, attention, and executive function may impair the perception and interpretation of early symptoms and reasoning and, thereby, delay early treatment implementation...
  35. pmc The influence of heart failure self-care on health outcomes: hypothetical cardioprotective mechanisms
    Christopher S Lee
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:179-87; quiz 188-9. 2009
    ..Because these mechanisms are hypothetical, research findings are required to establish their validity. Several strategic research questions are proposed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire: sensitivity to differences and responsiveness to intervention intensity in a clinical population
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, California 92182 4158, USA
    Nurs Res 51:209-18. 2002
    ..Researchers have questioned whether LHFQ is sensitive to subtle differences and sufficiently responsive to clinical interventions because the instrument has demonstrated variable performance in clinical trials...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of a standardized nurse case-management telephone intervention on resource use in patients with chronic heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4158, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:705-12. 2002
    ..Case management is believed to promote continuity of care and decrease hospitalization rates, although few controlled trials have tested this approach...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic care by heart failure experts
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Fail 12:149-153. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychometric testing of the heart failure somatic awareness scale
    Corrine Y Jurgens
    School of Nursing, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8240, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:95-102. 2006
    ..The 12-item self-report Heart Failure Somatic Awareness Scale (HFSAS) was developed to measure awareness of and distress secondary to heart failure symptoms. The purpose of this study was to test the psychometric properties of the HFSAS...
  40. doi request reprint Why do elders delay responding to heart failure symptoms?
    Corrine Y Jurgens
    School of Nursing, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8240, USA
    Nurs Res 58:274-82. 2009
    ..The Self-Regulation Model of Illness guided this study as it acknowledges the dynamic nature of illness and influence of contextual factors and social environment on the interpretation and response to symptoms...
  41. pmc The relationship between self-care and health status domains in Thai patients with heart failure
    Christopher S Lee
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:259-66. 2009
    ..Little is known about the relationship between self-care in heart failure (HF) and outcomes like health status. The purpose of this study was to describe the relationship between HF self-care and Short Form-36 (SF-36) health status domains...
  42. doi request reprint Social support and self-care of patients with heart failure
    Steven L Sayers
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:70-9. 2008
    ..Social support can influence treatment adherence of patients with chronic illnesses, which may explain the positive effects of social support on heart failure (HF) outcomes...
  43. pmc Symptom clusters of heart failure
    Corrine Y Jurgens
    School of Nursing, Stony Brook University, HSC L2 223, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8240, USA
    Res Nurs Health 32:551-60. 2009
    ..Clusters occurred more frequently in older patients, but caused less impact...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Response Index
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:584-94. 2007
    ..Scale scores were significantly correlated but without evidence of multicolinearity. Initial tests of reliability and validity support further testing of this new instrument...
  45. ncbi request reprint Can we talk? Developing a social support nursing intervention for couples
    Joann Daugherty
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4158, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 16:211-8. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that this intervention may be most useful to clinical nurse specialists who have additional education, training in communication, and teaching and consulting skills...
  46. ncbi request reprint Psychometric testing of the self-care of heart failure index
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing and Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    J Card Fail 10:350-60. 2004
    ..The SCHFI is a self-report measure comprised of 15 items rated on a 4-point response scale and divided into 3 subscales...
  47. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality of life are minimal in patients with heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Card Fail 9:42-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare quality of life in men and women with heart failure to determine if differences exist after controlling for functional status, age, and ejection fraction...
  48. doi request reprint Determinants of perceived health in older adults with hypertension
    Lisa M Lewis
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    Heart Lung 39:41-9. 2010
    ..To describe perceived health and assess the factors that contribute to perceived health in community-dwelling older adults diagnosed with hypertension...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and greater hospitalization risk, longer length of stay, and higher hospitalization costs in older adults with heart failure
    Steven L Sayers
    VISN 4 Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1585-91. 2007
    ..To explore associations between psychiatric comorbidity and rehospitalization risk, length of hospitalization, and costs...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in heart failure: issues of measurement and etiology
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:520-8. 2002
    ..If correlates of cognitive impairment could be identified, more patients with early cognitive impairment could be treated before the problem interfered with adherence to treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized chronic dehydration in older adults: examining prevalence rate and risk factors
    Jill A Bennett
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239 2941, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:22-8; quiz 52-3. 2004
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Clinical exacerbations as a surrogate end point in heart failure research
    Steven L Sayers
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Heart Lung 37:28-35. 2008
    ..We examined the utility of an index of clinical exacerbations of heart failure (HF) as a surrogate measure of outcome for use in modestly sized clinical trials and observational studies...
  53. pmc Gender differences in heart failure self-care: a multinational cross-sectional study
    Christopher S Lee
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1485-95. 2009
    ..Despite a common view that women are better at self-care, there is very little evidence to support or challenge this perspective in the heart failure (HF) population...
  54. ncbi request reprint United States Spanish short-form-36 health survey: scaling assumptions and reliability in elderly community-dwelling Mexican Americans
    Jill A Bennett
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239 2941, USA
    Nurs Res 52:262-9. 2003
    ..Thus, it is difficult to determine whether measured health disparities are the result of actual differences or due to measurement error resulting from translation or conceptual differences...
  55. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional examination of changes in anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Kyungeh An
    College of Nursing, Ewha Woman s University, Seoul, Korea
    Heart Lung 33:75-82. 2004
    ..Few data exist about anxiety early after AMI, the time when anxiety likely peaks. Furthermore, no researchers have evaluated potential gender differences in the evolution of anxiety after AMI...

Research Grants4

  1. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is expected to expand existing knowledge and clarify our understanding of the mechanisms linking EDS, failed self-care, poor HRQL, and unplanned hospitalizations in persons with heart failure. ..
  2. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is expected to expand existing knowledge and clarify our understanding of the mechanisms linking EDS, failed self-care, poor HRQL, and unplanned hospitalizations in persons with heart failure. ..