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6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference

London, UK

Yu Ying Chou

Yu Ying Chou

National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan

Title: Randomized controlled trials of the effectiveness of home-based exercise in patients with heart failure: A systematic review


Biography: Yu Ying Chou


Home-based exercise program is extended in application to heart failure patients recent years, and used the way to replace the hospital-based exercise. Little is known about the effectiveness on clinical practice in Taiwan. Systematically review to investigate the effectiveness of home-based exercise interventions for heart failure patients. Randomized controlled trials in MEDLINE, PUBMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, and CEPS were reviewed using the keywords including Home-based exercise, exercise, and heart failure. Types of outcome were not restricted. The Jadad scale appraised the quality of identified studies. Nine studies met the inclusion criteria. There were significant improvement in participants’ physical capacity, depression mood, and quality of life. Home-based exercise program (walking combined resistance training; at least three times per week; duration 12 weeks). Supervised with telephone or home visit is important for provided safety and effectiveness, as well as adherence in heart failure patients.