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Adherence to self-care recommendations and associated factors among adult heart failure patients. From the patients' point of view.

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Summary of "Adherence to self-care recommendations and associated factors among adult heart failure patients. From the patients' point of view."

Nowadays, heart failure (HF) related morbidity and mortality rate is increasing globally. Younger populations happen to be more affected by HF in sub- Saharan African than the western countries. Even though medications, low sodium diet, regular exercise, and weight monitoring are essential to control heart failure symptoms and its exacerbation, poor adherence to these self-care recommendations is contributing to an increased in hospitalization, morbidity, and mortality. Therefore, this study aimed to assess heart failure patients' adherence to self-care recommendations and its associated factors.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0211768

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