Content analyses of telephone follow up older people with chronic heart problem using the Omaha system

Ka Pik Katherine Chang, Kam Yuet Wong

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Abstract

The study provides clinicians and health administrators on how the application of low technology plays a significant role in health to intervene the common health problem that could worsen the heart after index hospitalization. In our primary study, a significant effect in reducing hospital readmission, self-efficacy and quality of life among community dwelling older people living with chronic diseases especially chronic heart disease (CHD). A secondary analysis of the care process of telephone follow-up of older people with CHD conducted. Common signs and symptoms and their related interventions shed some light on the development of an efficient telephonic assessment algorithm.
Original languageEnglish
JournalSM Gerontology and Geriatric Research
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Publication statusPublished - 2018

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