The lived experience of heart failure in a lower middle-income country: Patient and caregiver perspectives
Joyette L. Aiken, MScN (Ed); Steve R. Weaver, PhD -- The UWI School of Nursing, Mona, The University of the West Indies, St Andrew, Jamaica; Desmalee Holder-Nevins, PhD, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, St Andrew, Jamaica; Nancy Edwards, PhD, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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The experience of heart failure management and self-care in the resource limited context of a LMIC may be very different from the first world experience, and could have implications for morbidity, mortality and quality of life in the affected patient-caregiver dyads. This study addresses that gap in the literature.
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