Experiences of Pre-Heart Transplant Patients Using Fitbit as an Ambulation Measuring Device
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-01-29T20:51:05Z
Author DetailsFrederick R. Macapagal, BSN, RN, CCRN, Coronary ICU, De Bakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Emma G. McClellan, MSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Houston Methodist (Houston, Texas), Houston, Texas, USA; Holly M. Rodriguez, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, Coronary Intensive Care Unit; DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Rizalina (Nena) Bonuel, PhD, RN, CCRN-E, ACNS-BC, APRN-BC, Center for Professional Excellence, Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsAmbulatory Intra-aortic Balloon Pump; Pre-Heart Transplant Fitbit Use; Congestive Heart Failure
This research examines the experiences of pre heart transplant patients with ambulatory intra-aortic balloon pump and swan ganz catheter. Each was provided a fitbit to aid with ambulation and mobilization. Recorded interviews were conducted after 2 weeks with fitbit, transcribed and analyzed for similarities and congruencies using Colaizzi's method.
DescriptionCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019:Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Conference NameCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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