Cardiothoracic transplant recipients must follow a complex medication regimen after discharge. Patients, particularly heart transplant recipients who have a shorter postoperative length of stay than other organ recipients, have a limited time to master this regimen. The SMAP has shown benefits in patients' mastery of medication information, increased patient satisfaction, better preparation for discharge, and home adjustment. The program offers a structured approach for teaching patients complex medication regimens.
Articles| February 01 1997
A self-medication administration program for transplant recipients
Crit Care Nurse (1997) 17 (1): 71-79.
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GL Traiger, LL Bui; A self-medication administration program for transplant recipients. Crit Care Nurse 1 February 1997; 17 (1): 71–79. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn1922.214.171.124
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