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Masterson Creber R, Chen T, Wei C
Brief report: patient activation among urban hospitalized patients with heart failure.
The purpose of this study was to identify whether patient activation is associated with patient-reported health outcomes in an urban and racially diverse inpatient sample of patients with heart failure. The study concluded that patient activation can be easily measured in hospitalized patients with heart failure and is associated with clinically meaningful patient-reported health outcomes.
Citation: Masterson Creber R, Chen T, Wei C . Brief report: patient activation among urban hospitalized patients with heart failure. J Card Fail 2017 Nov;23(11):817-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.08.452..
Keywords: Heart Disease and Health, Hospitalization, Patient and Family Engagement, Patient Self-Management, Urban Health