Key References

1.       Riegel B, Dickson VV, Faulkner KM. The situation specific theory of heart failure self-care: Revised and updated. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2016: 31(3), 226-235. PMID: 25774844. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000244.


2.       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.


3.       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.


4.       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.


5.       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.


6.       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.

7.       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]

8.       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.


9.       Riegel B & Dickson VV. A situation-specific theory of heart failure self-care, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2008, 23(3), 190-196. PMID :18437059.

10.   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.