Key References


Riegel B, Dickson VV, and Faulkner KM.

The situation specific theory of heart failure self-care: Revised and updated. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, published ahead of print, 2015.


Barbaranelli C, Lee CS, Vellone E, Riegel B. Dimensionality and Reliability
of the Self-Care of Heart Failure Index Scales: Further Evidence from
Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Research in Nursing & Health, 37,
524-537, 2014. DOI 10.1002/nur.21623.


Vellone E, Riegel B, Cocchieri

A, Barbaranelli C, D’Agostino F, Glaser D, Rocco G, Alvaro R. Validity and

Reliability of the Caregiver Contribution to Self-Care of Heart Failure Index

Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2013,

28(3), 245-55. DOI 10.1097/JCN.0b013e318256385e


Vellone E, Riegel

B, Cocchieri A, Barbaranelli C, D’Agostino F,

Giovanni A, Glaser D, Alvaro R. Psychometric Testing of the Self-Care of Heart

Failure Index Version 6.2. Research in Nursing and Health, 2013, 36,

500-511. DOI: 10.1002/nur.21554


Jaarsma T, Stromberg A, Ben Gal T, Cameron J, Driscoll A, Duengen HD,
Inkrot S, Kato N, Koberich S, Lupon, J, Moser DK, Huyen NN, Pulignano
G, Rabelo E, Suwanno J, Thompson DR, Huang TY;

Vellone E, Alvaro R, Yu D, Riegel B. Comparison of self-care behaviours of heart failure patients in 15 countries worldwide. Patient Education & Counseling, 2013, 92(1), 114-120. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2013.02.017.


Riegel B, Dickson VV, Topaz, M.

A Qualitative Analysis of Naturalistic Decision Making in Adults with Chronic Heart Failure. Nursing Research, 2013, 62(2), 91-98. DOI: 10.1097/NNR.0b013e318276250c


Riegel B, Jaarsma T, Stromberg A. A Middle-Range
Theory of Self-Care of Chronic Illness. Advances in Nursing Science, 2012,
35(3):194-204. [Featured on the website and in the Editor’s Blog]


Riegel B, Lee CS, Dickson VV, Carlson B.

An update on the self-care of heart failure index. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2009, 24(6), 485-497.  PMID 19786884, PMC2877913


Riegel B & Dickson VV.

A situation-specific theory of heart failure self-care,
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2008, 23(3), 190-196. PMID 18437059


Riegel B, Carlson B, Moser DK, Sebern M, Hicks FD, Roland V.
Psychometric testing of the Self-Care of Heart Failure Index.
Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2004, 10(4): 350-360. PMID 15309704