Determinants of self-care in a sample of Lebanese patients with heart failure
Background: Self-care is recognized as a common means for improving outcomes of heart failure (HF), yet failed self-care remains common and more prevalent in developing compared to developed countries. Studies to date have not addressed what predicts successful self-care in Lebanese HF patients. Until we understand determinants of self-care behaviors in this population, failed self-care will remain common, with tremendous socioeconomic costs and burdens to the individual, family, and society. Aim: The primary purpose of this study was to describe self-care behaviors and their determinants in ...
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