Effects of WeChat platform-based health management on health and self-management effectiveness of patients with severe chronic heart failure
Zhan-Ru Wang, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Shaoxing Hospital of China Medical University, Shaoxing 312000, Zhejiang Province, China
Jia-Wu Zhou, Xiao-Ping Liu, Department of Emergency Medicine, Shaoxing Hospital of China Medical University, Shaoxing 312000, Zhejiang Province, China
Guo-Juan Cai, Qi-Hong Zhang, Jun-Fang Mao, Department of Emergency Medicine, Zhuji People's Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Zhuji 311800, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Wang ZR and Zhou JW designed the study; Liu XP drafted the work; Cai GJ and Zhang QH collected the data; Mao JF and Wang ZR analyzed and interpreted the data; Wang ZR, Zhou JW, and Mao JF wrote the article.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Shaoxing Hospital of China Medical University Ethics Committee.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Jun-Fang Mao, MD, Chief Nurse, Department of Emergency Medicine, Zhuji People's Hospital of Zhejiang Province, No. 9 Jianmin Road, Zhuji 311800, Zhejiang Province, China. email@example.com
Received: August 6, 2021
Peer-review started: August 6, 2021
First decision: September 1, 2021
Revised: September 8, 2021
Accepted: October 15, 2021
Article in press: October 15, 2021
Published online: December 6, 2021