Patient education, empowerment and self-care: implementation of a formal education program
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: DAHDAL, Wafa (Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, United States of America)
As pharmacists strive to provide quality patient care, patient education is an important role as described by the World Health Organization. The correlation between patients’ education level and self-care behaviors is well documented. Heart failure (HF) is a chronic disease of the elderly and is the most frequent discharge diagnosis in patients 65.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.