The Effect of Self-Care Education on Heart Failure Patients : Literature Review




heart failure, self-care education, self-care adherence, self-care knowledge


Heart failure is a heart disease which has an escalating prevalence. Disease conditions that can cause a deterioration in quality of life and even death require further treatment through self-care. Knowledge about self-care can be provided by nurses while the patient is in the hospital even when going home. The purpose of this systematic review is to determine the application of self-care education in heart failure patients to improve self-care knowledge and compliance. The research method used a systematic review design using data bases from ProQuest, EBSCOhost, Scopus, and Science Direct with several keywords used. The results obtained 7 articles that were reviewed after adjusting the inclusion criteria. The results of the study found that the provision of self-care education was able to improve self-care compliance in heart failure patients. The conclusion of this study is that education that is more applicable, interactive and sustainable can improve knowledge and compliance with self-care in heart failure patients.

Author Biographies

Devie Dian Wahyuni, Faculty of Nursing Universitas Indonesia

Elly Nurachmah, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing Universitas Indonesia

Prima Agustia Nova, Faculty of Nursing Universitas Indonesia


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How to Cite

Wahyuni, D. D., Nurachmah, E. ., & Nova, P. A. (2023). The Effect of Self-Care Education on Heart Failure Patients : Literature Review. Jurnal Berita Ilmu Keperawatan, 16(2), 269–279.