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DE ARAUJO, Suelayne Santana et al. Educational technologies aimed at promoting knowledge of the disease in patients with heart failure. Index Enferm [online]. 2021, vol.30, n.3, pp.270-274.  Epub June 06, 2022. ISSN 1699-5988.


To identify the educational technologies used to promote the acquisition of knowledge about the disease in patients with heart failure.


Integrative review, with searches in the databases: MEDLINE, CINAHL, SCOPUS, Web of Science and LILACS, through the descriptors "Heart Failure", "Knowledge" and "Health Education". The final sample consisted of 24 articles.


Among the educational technologies used, audio/audiovisual/digital materials, educational games and printed/written materials were identified.


The technologies were classified as mild-hard and hard, evidencing the improvement in the practice of self-care and self-management of patients.

Keywords : Knowledge; Heart Failure; Educational Technology.

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