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Nursing2015

December 2007, Volume 37 Number 12 , p 34 - 34 [FREE]

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function openWeblink(url,target,width) { if (!width) width = '100%'; var newWindow; newWindow = window.open(url,target,'width='+width+',height=480,status,resizable,titlebar,toolbar,scrollbars'); newWindow.focus(); } function set_JnlFullText_Print() { metaTag = document.createElement('meta'); metaTag.setAttribute('name','OvidPageId'); metaTag.setAttribute('content','JnlFullText_Print'); head = document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0]; head.appendChild(metaTag); return; } if (window.addEventListener) { // DOM Level 2 Event Module (NS 6+) window.addEventListener('onload',set_JnlFullText_Print(),false); } else if (window.attachEvent) { // IE 5+ Event Model window.attachEvent('onload',set_JnlFullText_Print); } // For anything else, just don't add the event Full Text   #header-block { display: none; } © 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 37(12), December 2007, p 34 Giving written discharge instructions to patients with heart failure [Feature: CLINICAL ROUNDS: ...

 

Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you routinely provide heart failure (HF) patients with written discharge instructions about activity level, diet, medications, and follow-up appointments?

 

Written discharge instructions covering these teaching points are recommended for all patients with heart failure as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

 
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