Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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The Effects of Group Education With the Teach-Back Method on Hospital Readmission Rates of Heart Failure Patients

Madineh Dastoom 1 , Nasrin Elahi 2 , * , Shahram Baraz 2 and Seyed Mahmoud Latifi 3
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1 Department of Nursing, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Chronic Disease Care Research Center ,Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Statistics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: January 01, 2016, 5 (1); e30377
  • Published Online: January 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 6, 2015
  • Revised: November 2, 2015
  • Accepted: November 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjcdc-30377

To Cite: Dastoom M, Elahi N, Baraz S, Latifi S M. The Effects of Group Education With the Teach-Back Method on Hospital Readmission Rates of Heart Failure Patients, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2016 ; 5(1):e30377. doi: 10.17795/jjcdc-30377.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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