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Evid Based Nurs 6:21 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.1.21
  • Treatment

Nurse led transitional care improved health related quality of life and reduced emergency department use for heart failure

Transitional care (TC) v usual care (UC) for emergency department (ED) visits in patients with heart failure at 12 weeks

Outcomes TC UC RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
First ED visit 29% 46% 38% (6 to 59) 6 (3 to 48)
>1 ED visit 32% 50% 35% (5 to 56) 6 (3 to 50)

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