Use of common technology (Fitbit) as an aid to increase ambulation among pre-heart transplant patients
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-03-02T16:19:37Z
Author DetailsFrederick R. Macapagal, BSN, RN, CCRN, Coronary ICU, De Bakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Holly M. Rodriguez, BSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, RN-BC, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Rizalina M. Bonuel, BSN, RN, CCRN, PhD, Harris Health System, Harris health System, Texas, Texas, USA; Emma G. McClellan, MSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Houston Methodist (Houston, Texas), Houston, Texas, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsFitbit Activity Tracker; Mobilization; Patient Feelings with an Activity Tracker; Pre-Heart Transplant Patients
This activity focuses on the use of commonly available Fitbit activity measuring device to motivate pre heart transplant patients to walk. A qualitative research done on 8 patients who were issued a fitbit revealed after 2 weeks of use that the fitbit motivated them to walk more.
Conference NameNursing Education Research Conference 2020: Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation
Conference LocationWashington, DC, USA
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