Evidence for Therapeutic Patient Education Interventions to Promote Cardiovascular Patient Self-Management

Published: July 19, 2017

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  • The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a chronic illness increasingly requires patients to assume more responsibility for their self-management.
  • Patient education is thought to be an essential component of cardiovascular care.
  • Tailoring patient education to specific needs includes multiple approaches and the multidisciplinary team.