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Application effect of dual disease management theory in patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and heart failure

  • Jing Qin1
  • Chunjiu Lin2,*,
  • Jing Yeq1
  • Mengsheng Wu2

1Department of Emergency, The Sixth Hospital of Wuhan, 430016 Wuhan, Hubei, China

2Department of Vasculocardiology, The Sixth Hospital of Wuhan, 430016 Wuhan, Hubei, China

DOI: 10.22514/jomh.2023.075 Vol.19,Issue 8,August 2023 pp.84-91

Submitted: 08 June 2023 Accepted: 03 July 2023

Published: 30 August 2023

*Corresponding Author(s): Chunjiu Lin E-mail:


This paper explores the effect of application of dual disease management theory in the discharge readiness service for patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and heart failure. A retrospective study of 70 male patients with heart failure due to alcoholic cardiomyopathy was conducted. All patients were admitted in the hospital from September 2021 to September 2022. The control group was identified through an odd number, and the even number was the observation group, with 35 cases in each group. The control group received routine nursing care, and the observation group received a nursing model based on dual disease management theory, developed on the basis of the control group. The assessment criteria including the discharge readiness, binary coping score, self-efficacy score, self-care ability score and nursing compliance were compared between the two groups. The discharge readiness, patient and caregiver support coping score, self-efficacy and self-care ability scores of the observation group improved, compared to those of the control group, the difference was statistically significant (p < 0.05). The nursing compliance of the observation group was 91.4 %, statistically significantly higher (p < 0.05), compared to that of the control group (71.4%). The findings in this paper suggest that dual disease management theory applicable to the routine nursing can improve the nursing compliance and self-efficacy of patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and heart failure and self-care ability. Therefore, the dual management theory can effectively contribute to improving the level of patient support, response and patient care compliance.


Dual disease management theory; Alcoholic cardiomyopathy; Heart failure; Compliance

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Jing Qin,Chunjiu Lin,Jing Yeq,Mengsheng Wu. Application effect of dual disease management theory in patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Journal of Men's Health. 2023. 19(8);84-91.


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