review Shively, MJ., Gardetto, N.J., Kodiath, M.F., Kelly, A., Smith, T.L., Stepnowsky, C., Maynard, C., & Larson, B.L. (2013). Effect of patient activation on self-management in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 28(1), 20-34.
For your initial post, you will review the assigned study and answer the following questions:
Give an overview of the study and then answer the following additional questions.
What is the study type? What threats to internal and external validity were noted? Are there others you think might be present that the author(s) didn't describe? How did the researchers ensure that ethical research standards were followed