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6 d. d. evaluate the outcomes of the procedure. within 1 week d. the authors recommend that the third call focus in part on a. b. to assist with weight management 8. Potential complications following percutaneous coronary intervention include a. c. dehydration. lipid profile. d. d. within 2 weeks 12. nurses b. In a study that assessed compliance with the medication regimen. headache. In 2 of the 3 studies in which the calls were comprehensive. ease the transition from hospital to home. coronary heart disease caused roughly 1 out of how many deaths in the United States? a. pharmacists c. utilization of patient support groups. insomnia. • summarize the results of the authors’ study and their recommendations for telephone follow-up programs. ongoing pain management. resuming daily activities. b. who made the follow-up telephone calls? a. sodium intake. social adjustment. it is estimated that mortality from cardiovascular diseases will number how many million? a. d. improve symptom management. describe treatment options. d. social adjustment. future treatment options. exercise. social workers d. b. c. 14.CE TEST QUESTIONS AJN0513A Telephone Follow-Up for Patients After Myocardial Revascularization: A Systematic Review GENERAL PURPOSE: To present the details of a systematic review done to identify studies of telephone follow-up conducted with patients who had undergone myocardial revascularization and to assess and synthesize the results. provide education about depression. exercise. 44. 113. c. In all 7 of the analyzed studies. the purposes of telephone follow-up included which of the following? a. dyspnea. 4 b. d. c. c. The 2 main goals of telephone followup after myocardial revascularization are to increase adherence to treatment and to a. 4 days c. one of which was a. b. 12 weeks c. The authors found that the contents of telephone follow-up for patients in the 7 analyzed studies could be grouped into 4 themes. 6 months d. No. They recommend that the first call focus in part on a. smoking cessation. d. 6%. 4%. 6 weeks b. 7%. peer volunteers 13. 7.6 2. d. you will be able to • review the background information helpful in understanding the importance of the authors’ study. The authors concluded that at least 3 follow-up calls are necessary. 16. 11. In the 7 studies the authors analyzed.8 d. arrhythmias. b. By 2030. c. 1 day b. family support. b. 5 c. telephone intervention began how long after hospital discharge? a. monitor relevant parameters. how long after the intervention did patients in the intervention group first demonstrate significantly better compliance than controls? a. In the majority of the analyzed studies. 10. 16. b. specified topics common to both included a. c. b. b.7 b. 9. 1 year 15.com .3 c. psychosocial problems. resuming daily activities. 23. 5 ajnonline. b. dietary changes. to make referrals to community resources c. risk factor modification. Common adverse effects after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery can include a. to improve pain management d. d. 5%. 6. In both of the studies specific to treatment of post-CABG depression. The total prevalence of coronary heart disease in adult Americans is a. c. to encourage follow-up appointments with medical providers b. 32. c. weight loss. c. 7 3. encourage cardiac rehabilitation participation. 1. psychosocial evaluation and emotional support. In 2007. one purpose of telephone follow-up was to a. 4. pharmacologic interventions. dietary changes. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test. diarrhea. With regard to these 3 follow-up calls. Outcome measures assessed in the analyzed studies included a. monitor antidepressant pharmacotherapy. edema. ▼ 40 AJN ▼ May 2013 ▼ Vol. d. 5. vessel occlusion.